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 Bill Status of HB5838  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Christian L. Mitchell - Camille Y. Lilly, Derrick Smith, Arthur Turner and Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Dan Kotowski - Kimberly A. Lightford)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.66from Ch. 122, par. 2-3.66
105 ILCS 5/2-3.66b
105 ILCS 5/26-2from Ch. 122, par. 26-2
105 ILCS 5/26-16

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Requires alternative and optional education programs for truants, the IHOPE Program, and graduation incentives programs to accept dropouts under the age of 24 (currently, under 20 for the graduation incentives programs and through the age of 21 for the IHOPE Program and the alternative and optional education programs for truants). Provides that a school district shall deny reenrollment in its secondary schools to any child 19 years of age or above who has dropped out of school and who could not attend classes during the normal school year and graduate before his or her twenty-fourth birthday (currently, his or her twenty-first birthday). Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/26-2
105 ILCS 5/26-16

With respect to alternative and optional education programs for truants and the IHOPE Program, provides that a project or program must not be conducted in the same public school facility as the regular education program in order to accept dropouts under the age of 24. Removes the provisions concerning enrolled pupils not of compulsory school age and the provisions concerning a graduation incentives program.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  2/14/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/13/2014HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/26/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 008-003-001
  3/26/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/8/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  4/8/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/9/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/9/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 102-000-000
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Derrick Smith
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  4/10/2014HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/11/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  4/11/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/11/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  4/11/2014SenateFirst Reading
  4/11/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/30/2014SenateAssigned to Education
  5/7/2014SenatePostponed - Education
  5/13/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/14/2014SenatePostponed - Education
  5/16/2014SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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