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 Bill Status of HB3252  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jeanne M Ives - La Shawn K. Ford - Thomas Morrison

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.866 new
105 ILCS 5/2-3.163 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Creates the Illinois School Choice Program, which shall be administered by the State Board of Education. Provides that any State-recognized, non-public school wishing to enroll eligible students and be reimbursed for vouchers available under specified provisions shall notify the State Board of Education in writing of its intent. Specifies the eligibility for reimbursement of vouchers. Specifies reporting requirements for non-public schools that are participating in the Program. Contains provisions concerning the calculation of vouchers and how they may be used by parents. Contains provisions concerning the verification of the household income of participating parents. Provides that the State Board of Education shall adopt rules for implementation of the Program. Amends the State Finance Act to create the School Choice Fund as a special fund in the State treasury and provides that permitted fees collected by the State Board of Education shall be deposited into the Fund and shall be used by the State Board of Education to cover the administrative costs of the Program. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/25/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jeanne M Ives
  2/25/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/25/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/10/2015HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/19/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/19/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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