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 Bill Status of SB1470  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Tom Bennett - Sue Rezin - Sally J. Turner - Michael W. Halpin - Willie Preston, Rachel Ventura, Dale Fowler and Meg Loughran Cappel

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael T. Marron, Jason Bunting and Janet Yang Rohr)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/30/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-19from Ch. 122, par. 10-19
105 ILCS 5/10-19.05
105 ILCS 5/10-20.56
105 ILCS 5/10-29
105 ILCS 5/10-30
105 ILCS 5/10-31 new
105 ILCS 5/18-12from Ch. 122, par. 18-12
105 ILCS 5/34-18.66
105 ILCS 5/34-18.82 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Allows a school district to utilize a remote learning day in lieu of an emergency day provided for in the school calendar or because a school was selected as a polling place. Provides that the number of remote learning days used in a school year may not exceed 5 days and the district superintendent must approve a remote learning plan for the district before the district may utilize a remote learning day. Sets forth what the plan must address, the term of approval, and how the plan must be posted. Sets forth district requirements. Allows statutory and regulatory curricular mandates and offerings to be administered via remote learning, allows for electronic communication for instruction and interaction between educators and students, and provides for rulemaking. Makes related changes. Effective July 1, 2023.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that before the district superintendent adopts a remote learning plan, the school board must hold a public hearing on the school district's initial proposal for a remote learning plan or for renewal of the remote learning plan at a regular or special meeting of the school board, at which meeting the terms of the proposal or renewal must be substantially presented and an opportunity for allowing public comments must be provided. Makes typographical and grammatical changes regarding provisions concerning payment to contractors providing educational support services. Effective July 1, 2023.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Tom Bennett
  2/7/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/14/2023SenateAssigned to Education
  2/22/2023SenatePostponed - Education
  3/8/2023SenateDo Pass Education; 013-000-000
  3/8/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 9, 2023
  3/8/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachel Ventura
  3/8/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  3/8/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sally J. Turner
  3/9/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Halpin
  3/10/2023SenateSecond Reading
  3/10/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 21, 2023
  3/22/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Tom Bennett
  3/22/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/22/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  3/28/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  3/29/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 012-000-000
  3/29/2023SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/29/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Bennett
  3/29/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  3/29/2023SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-003-000
  3/29/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  3/29/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Willie Preston
  3/30/2023HouseArrived in House
  3/30/2023HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron
  3/30/2023HouseFirst Reading
  3/30/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/14/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jason Bunting
  4/27/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr

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