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 Bill Status of HB3701  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  HIGHER ED-MILITARY EXP

House Sponsors
Rep. LaToya Greenwood - Michael Halpin - Katie Stuart - Emanuel Chris Welch - Mary E. Flowers, Martin J. Moylan, Thaddeus Jones, Dave Severin, La Shawn K. Ford, Sue Scherer, Sonya M. Harper, Juliana Stratton, Justin Slaughter, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Jay Hoffman, Linda Chapa LaVia, Tony McCombie, Kathleen Willis, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Barbara Wheeler, Norine K. Hammond and Carol Ammons

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr. - Cristina Castro - Michael E. Hastings - Thomas Cullerton - Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/18/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0195

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Educational Credit for Military Experience Act. Provides that before June 1, 2018, each institution of higher education shall adopt a policy to award academic credit for military training applicable to the student's certificate or degree requirements. Requires the policy to apply to any individual who is enrolled in the institution of higher education and who has completed a military training course that meets certain requirements. Provides that institutions of higher education shall develop procedures for evaluating courses and awarding credit. Requires institutions of higher education to submit their policies for awarding credit to the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board for review before June 30, 2018 and before June 30 of every other year thereafter. Requires the Board of Higher Education to college data in the Illinois Higher Education Information System on students who are veterans or have military service to assess enrollment and completions outcomes.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2017HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  3/10/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  3/21/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  3/22/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 013-000-000
  3/23/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/4/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/5/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  4/5/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 6, 2017
  4/7/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  4/20/2017SenateFirst Reading
  4/20/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/25/2017SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  5/3/2017SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 011-000-000
  5/3/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 4, 2017
  5/15/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  5/23/2017SenateSecond Reading
  5/23/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2017
  5/25/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/25/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/25/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/25/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  5/25/2017HousePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2017HouseSent to the Governor
  8/18/2017HouseGovernor Approved
  8/18/2017HouseEffective Date January 1, 2018
  8/18/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0195

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