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 Bill Status of HB0226  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. LaToya Greenwood - Carol Ammons, Nicholas K. Smith, Kambium Buckner and Maurice A. West, II

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Christopher Belt - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Patricia Van Pelt, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Mattie Hunter and Adriane Johnson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/9/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0054

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Higher Education Fair Admissions Act. Provides that a public institution of higher education may not require applicants who are residents of Illinois to submit standardized college admissions test scores to the institution as a part of the admissions process. Provides that the submission of standardized test scores to the institution shall be at the option of the applicant. Requires the adoption of a policy. Effective January 1, 2022.

DateChamber Action
  1/22/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  1/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  3/25/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/25/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  3/25/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/25/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Higher Education Committee; 010-000-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  4/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 109-008-000
  4/21/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 22, 2021
  4/22/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  4/22/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/22/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/28/2021SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  5/5/2021SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 011-003-000
  5/5/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 6, 2021
  5/13/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2021
  5/19/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/20/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/20/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/21/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/25/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 045-009-000
  5/25/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  6/23/2021HouseSent to the Governor
  7/9/2021HouseGovernor Approved
  7/9/2021HouseEffective Date January 1, 2022
  7/9/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0054

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