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 Bill Status of HR0355  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  BLACK STUDENT CRISIS

House Sponsors
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - Lakesia Collins - La Shawn K. Ford - Cyril Nichols - Jawaharial Williams, Kam Buckner, Camille Y. Lilly, Mary Beth Canty and Kimberly Du Buclet

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/24/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Synopsis As Introduced
Declares an immediate Black student enrollment crisis in the State of Illinois until enrollment at its flagship University of Illinois and all other Illinois higher education institutions reach a suitable number of Black enrolled students. Urges all Illinois higher education institutions to immediately establish an office/department with ample personnel to specifically and aggressively work in the area of Black student recruitment, immediate enrollment, and scholarships. Urges the Governor to utilize his executive powers to immediately direct funds toward emergency enrollment outreach and completion programs for Black student enrollment increases at Illinois higher education institutions.

DateChamber Action
  6/29/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  6/30/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  6/30/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  6/30/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Cyril Nichols
  6/30/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams
  6/30/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kam Buckner
  6/30/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  6/30/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Beth Canty
  10/24/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  11/3/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kimberly Du Buclet

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