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 Bill Status of HB5020  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  EDUC-DUAL CREDIT QUALITY ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock - Terra Costa Howard, Lawrence "Larry" Walsh, Jr., Maurice A. West, II, Norma Hernandez and Cyril Nichols

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 27/5
110 ILCS 27/16
110 ILCS 27/19
110 ILCS 27/20
110 ILCS 27/25
110 ILCS 27/45 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Dual Credit Quality Act. Makes changes concerning high school and community college partnership agreements, the Dual Credit Committee, instructor and other standards for dual credit courses, and the data in reports made by institutions of higher learning. Provides that a Dual Credit Instructor Endorsement Framework shall be developed through a committee involving collaboration between the Illinois Community College Board and the State Board of Education by December 31, 2024. Sets forth the membership of the committee. Provides that the Framework shall establish criteria for evaluating instructors on the basis of academic credentials, progress toward academic credentials, equivalent experience, or some combination of these. Sets forth what the criteria shall include and what the Framework may do. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
110 ILCS 27/10
110 ILCS 27/16.1 new
110 ILCS 27/17

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill as introduced with the following changes. Provides that a Dual Credit Instructor Qualification Framework (instead of a Dual Credit Instructor Endorsement Framework) shall be developed through a committee involving collaboration between the Illinois Community College Board and the State Board of Education by December 31, 2024. Changes the membership of the committee and what the Framework shall include. Makes related changes concerning school district and community college partnership agreements, the Dual Credit Committee, and instructor and other standards for dual credit courses. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock
  2/8/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2024HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  3/1/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence "Larry" Walsh, Jr.
  3/21/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norma Hernandez
  4/2/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock
  4/2/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/3/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers 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 / Standard Debate Higher Education Committee; 007-005-000
  4/4/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/11/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  4/11/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cyril Nichols

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