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 Bill Status of SB1740  100th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Ira I. Silverstein - Jacqueline Y. Collins

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.25gfrom Ch. 122, par. 2-3.25g
105 ILCS 5/10-17afrom Ch. 122, par. 10-17a
105 ILCS 5/21B-75
105 ILCS 5/24-9.5 new
105 ILCS 5/24-11from Ch. 122, par. 24-11
105 ILCS 5/24-12from Ch. 122, par. 24-12
105 ILCS 5/24-16.5
105 ILCS 5/24A-4from Ch. 122, par. 24A-4
105 ILCS 5/24A-5from Ch. 122, par. 24A-5
105 ILCS 5/24A-5.5 new
105 ILCS 5/24A-7from Ch. 122, par. 24A-7
105 ILCS 5/34-84from Ch. 122, par. 34-84
105 ILCS 5/34-85c
115 ILCS 5/18from Ch. 48, par. 1718

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code and the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that, on and after September 1, 2018, all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "excellent", "proficient", or "needs improvement" are considered "effective", and all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "unsatisfactory" are considered "ineffective" for the purposes of the Employment of Teachers Article. Makes other changes concerning the waiver or modification of mandates; school report cards; license suspension or revocation; contractual continued service; removal or dismissal of teachers; an optional alternative evaluative dismissal process; evaluation plans; a local appeal process for ineffective ratings; rules; the appointment and promotion of teachers in Chicago; alternative procedures for teacher evaluation, remediation, and removal in Chicago; and the Open Meetings Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Education
  3/16/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
  4/5/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/7/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
  5/5/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

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