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 Bill Status of HB3615  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough - Cynthia Soto - Calvin L. Giles - Harry Osterman, William Delgado, Sara Feigenholtz, Deborah L. Graham, Kevin Joyce, Linda Chapa LaVia, Mary E. Flowers, Edward J. Acevedo and Kathleen A. Ryg

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.13afrom Ch. 122, par. 2-3.13a
105 ILCS 5/10-21.3a
105 ILCS 5/10-22.6from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.6
105 ILCS 5/10-22.6afrom Ch. 122, par. 10-22.6a
105 ILCS 5/13A-11
105 ILCS 5/Art. 13C heading new
105 ILCS 5/13C-1 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-5 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-10 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-15 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-20 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-25 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-30 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-35 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-40 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-45 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-50 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-55 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-60 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-65 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-70 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-75 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-80 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-85 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-95 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-100 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-105 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-110 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-115 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-120 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-125 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-130 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-135 new
105 ILCS 5/13C-140 new
105 ILCS 5/26-2from Ch. 122, par. 26-2
105 ILCS 5/26-2afrom Ch. 122, par. 26-2a
105 ILCS 5/26-3dfrom Ch. 122, par. 26-3d
105 ILCS 5/27A-5
105 ILCS 5/34-18.24
30 ILCS 805/8.29 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Creates the Ensuring Success in School Law to (1) ensure that youth who are expectant parents, parents, or the victims of domestic or sexual violence are identified by schools in a manner respectful of their privacy and safety, treated with dignity and regard, and provided the protection, instruction, and related support services necessary to enable them to meet State educational standards and successfully attain a high school diploma; (2) ensure that key Illinois school-level staff and policymakers understand and are sensitive to the needs and characteristics of such youth; (3) afford protections in a school setting to a population of youth who have historically been stigmatized and discriminated against; and (4) promote best practices in Illinois' schools. Contains provisions concerning a statewide working group and model polices, procedures, and protocols; confidentiality; specially trained school personnel; parental involvement; enrollment and re-enrollment; special attention to youth not in school; school transfer; the right to attend school; absences and attendance; chronic or habitual truants and minors; in-school support services; in-school accommodations; non-school based support services; the responsibility to inform youth of available services and accommodations; a student success plan; missed classes and work; procedural safeguards and an ombudsperson; dispute resolution procedures; educational placement during pendency of proceedings; a notice of rights; review and revision of policies; dropout and graduation rates; and compliance. Makes other changes in the School Code concerning the transfer of students, the suspension and expulsion of pupils, home instruction, alternative schools, truants, and charter schools. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Provides that the provisions are severable. Effective immediately.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (State Board of Education)
 Creates a state mandate. Potential ISBE level costs: minimum of $89,952 + 2 full-time employee benefits. Potential district level costs: minimum of $42,500.

DateChamber Action
  2/24/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  2/24/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/24/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Calvin L. Giles
  2/24/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  2/24/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. William Delgado
  2/24/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/24/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  2/24/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
  2/24/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/24/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2005HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/3/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/9/2005HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 019-000-000
  3/10/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/29/2005HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  4/8/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/8/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  4/8/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2005HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  4/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/12/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/15/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/27/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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