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 Bill Status of HB2265  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-CIVICS COURSE

House Sponsors
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly - Deb Conroy - Kambium Buckner - Jehan Gordon-Booth - Joyce Mason, Curtis J. Tarver, II, Robert Martwick, Katie Stuart, Ann M. Williams, Sonya M. Harper, Michelle Mussman, Karina Villa, William Davis, Debbie Meyers-Martin, Theresa Mah, Aaron M. Ortiz, Arthur Turner, La Shawn K. Ford, Lamont J. Robinson, Jr., LaToya Greenwood, Carol Ammons, Maurice A. West, II, Melissa Conyears-Ervin, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Nicholas K. Smith, Emanuel Chris Welch, Robyn Gabel, Sara Feigenholtz, Elizabeth Hernandez, Mary E. Flowers, Rita Mayfield, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Kelly M. Burke, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Luis Arroyo, Robert Rita, Jawaharial Williams, Gregory Harris, Kelly M. Cassidy, Terra Costa Howard, John C. D'Amico, Anne Stava-Murray, Will Guzzardi, Justin Slaughter, André Thapedi, Barbara Hernandez, Celina Villanueva and Delia C. Ramirez

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins - Laura M. Murphy - Thomas Cullerton - Iris Y. Martinez, Laura Fine, Ram Villivalam, Robert Peters, Laura Ellman and Christopher Belt)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/9/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0254

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-3.10 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school shall include in its 6th, 7th, or 8th grade curriculum, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, at least one semester of civics education; specifies course content requirements and requires the education to be in accordance with Illinois Learning Standards for social science. Allows school districts to consult with civics education stakeholders, as deemed appropriate by the State Board of Education. Allows school districts to utilize private funding available for the purposes of offering civics education. Effective July 1, 2019.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year (rather than the 2019-2020 school year), every public elementary school shall include in its 6th, 7th, or 8th grade curriculum at least one semester of civics education. Changes the effective date of the Act to July 1, 2020 (rather than July 1, 2019).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/13/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2019HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/6/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/6/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/12/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/20/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/20/2019HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 012-007-000
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
  3/21/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  3/25/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/25/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  3/25/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/25/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/25/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karina Villa
  3/26/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/28/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 073-031-000
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  4/3/2019SenateArrive in Senate
  4/3/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/3/2019SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/3/2019SenateFirst Reading
  4/3/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/24/2019SenateAssigned to Education
  4/29/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  5/3/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/7/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/8/2019SenateDo Pass Education; 010-003-000
  5/8/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 9, 2019
  5/9/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  5/16/2019SenateSecond Reading
  5/16/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2019
  5/16/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  5/17/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/21/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  5/23/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  5/23/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 040-014-000
  5/23/2019HousePassed Both Houses
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  6/21/2019HouseSent to the Governor
  8/9/2019HouseGovernor Approved
  8/9/2019HouseEffective Date July 1, 2020
  8/9/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0254

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