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 Bill Status of HB4652  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  HIGHR ED-STUDENT TEACH STIPEND

House Sponsors
Rep. Barbara Hernandez - Laura Faver Dias - Joyce Mason - Dave Vella - Sharon Chung, Kelly M. Cassidy, Daniel Didech, Hoan Huynh, Aaron M. Ortiz, Anna Moeller, Travis Weaver, Sue Scherer and Diane Blair-Sherlock

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/4/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 205/9.44 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Board of Higher Education Act. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the Board of Higher Education shall create a student teaching stipend program to alleviate the financial burden of student teaching and to encourage students to pursue teaching careers to alleviate this State's teacher shortage. Provides that to participate in the stipend program, an eligible student must be placed as a student teacher no later than June 1, 2025 or no later than June 1 each year thereafter. Provides that an educator preparation program shall notify the Board of all eligible students who qualify for the stipend program by July 1, 2025 and no later than July 1 each year thereafter and all eligible students shall be participants in the stipend program. Provides that no later than August 1, 2025 and no later than August 1 each year thereafter, subject to available appropriations, the Board shall disburse to each educator preparation program funds to distribute to each eligible student a stipend of up to $10,000 per semester for up to 2 consecutive semesters, plus additional funds to pay the direct costs of operating the stipend program. Provides that the educator preparation program shall distribute stipend funds using the standard methods for allocating State-based financial aid or as wages for employment to each eligible student in monthly installments. Sets forth additional provisions concerning the distribution of funds. Provides for rulemaking.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the introduced bill with the following changes. Removes provisions specifying notification deadlines. Provides that, subject to available appropriations, the Board shall disburse to each educator preparation program funds to distribute to each eligible cooperating teacher a stipend of up to $2,000 per semester for up to 2 consecutive semesters per academic year, plus additional funds to pay the direct costs of operating the stipend program. Sets forth provisions concerning the distribution of funds to eligible cooperating teachers. Provides that an educator preparation program may not prohibit an eligible student or an eligible cooperating teacher from participating in the stipend program or receiving a stipend from the stipend program. Sets forth provisions concerning cooperating teacher training.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  2/6/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2024HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  2/21/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  2/21/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/21/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  2/21/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Hoan Huynh
  2/21/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  2/21/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella
  2/21/2024HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Dave Vella
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sharon Chung
  2/22/2024HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Sharon Chung
  3/6/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Travis Weaver
  3/7/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  3/12/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  3/12/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/13/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Higher Education Committee
  3/20/2024HouseTo Higher Ed-Special Topics Subcommittee
  4/3/2024HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Higher Education Committee; 003-000-000
  4/3/2024HouseReported Back To Higher Education Committee;
  4/3/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Higher Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/3/2024HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 008-004-000
  4/4/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Faver Dias

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