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 Bill Status of HB5481  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Renée Kosel - Michael K. Smith - Jerry L. Mitchell - Sandra M. Pihos - Suzanne Bassi and Patricia R. Bellock

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Mattie Hunter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/21/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1152

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/14A-30
105 ILCS 5/14A-45

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Gifted and Talented Children Article of the School Code. Changes provisions concerning approval of local programs for the education of gifted and talented children to provide that a local program may be approved for funding by the State Board of Education, pursuant to a request for proposals process, if funds for that purpose are available and, beginning with the beginning of the 2010-2011 academic year, if the local program submits an application for funds that includes a comprehensive plan showing that the applicant is capable of meeting a portion of the specified requirements, showing the program elements currently in place and a timeline for implementation of other elements, and demonstrating to the satisfaction of the State Board of Education that the applicant is capable of implementing a program of gifted education consistent with the Article. Includes an established professional organization in gifted education as an entity that may submit a proposal to the State Board of Education for a grant for services and materials. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/4/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Renée Kosel
  2/5/2010HouseFirst Reading
  2/5/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2010HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/17/2010HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 018-000-000
  2/17/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/17/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  2/17/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  2/17/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/17/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  2/23/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/23/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/25/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  2/25/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/2/2010SenateArrive in Senate
  3/2/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 3, 2010
  3/12/2010SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/15/2010SenateFirst Reading
  3/15/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/6/2010SenateAssigned to Education
  4/14/2010SenatePostponed - Education
  4/20/2010SenateDo Pass Education; 010-000-000
  4/20/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 21, 2010
  4/21/2010SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 22, 2010
  4/29/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/29/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/29/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/29/2010HousePassed Both Houses
  5/28/2010HouseSent to the Governor
  7/21/2010HouseGovernor Approved
  7/21/2010HouseEffective Date July 21, 2010
  7/21/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1152

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