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 Bill Status of HB2515  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Aaron Schock - Kevin A. McCarthy - Mike Bost - Roger L. Eddy - Naomi D. Jakobsson, Dan Brady, Raymond Poe, Constance A. Howard, Chapin Rose, Tom Cross, Robert W. Pritchard, David R. Leitch, Richard P. Myers, Julie Hamos, Mary E. Flowers, Jack D. Franks, Linda Chapa LaVia, Monique D. Davis, Arthur L. Turner, Milton Patterson, James H. Meyer, Shane Cultra, Calvin L. Giles, Suzanne Bassi and Renee Kosel

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Susan Garrett - Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/2/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0420

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 205/9.30 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Board of Higher Education Act. Requires the Board to implement and administer a statewide program, using the World Wide Web, to assist students, advisors, faculty, and administrators from public and private institutions of higher education in obtaining consistent and accurate information about transfer courses and their applicability towards degree completion by publishing course equivalency guides, academic programs, courses offered, transfer course evaluations, and degree requirements. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the implementation and administration of the statewide course transferability program is subject to appropriation.

 Pension Note (H- AM1)(Comm on Gov't Forecasting & Accountability)
 House Bill 2515 (H-AM 1) would not impact any public pension fund or retirement system in Illinois.

 State Debt Impact Note (H-AM1) (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 Would not change the amount of authorization for any type of State-issued or State-supported bond, and, therefore, would not affect the level of State indebtedness.

 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note (Department of Transportation)
 As there are no parcels of land being conveyed in this bill, there are no appraisals to be filed by the Department of Transportation.

 Fiscal Note (H-AM 1) (Board of Higher Education)
 The Board of Higher Education estimates the cost of full-time staff and other operating expenses to ensure the continued success of the program to be $350,000 per year.

 Judicial Note (H-AM 1) (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 Would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the state.

 Fiscal Note (H-AM 1) (Dept of Corrections)
 Corrections Population Impact: None. Fiscal Impact: None.

 Housing Affordability Impact Note (Housing Development Authority)
 This legislation will have no effect on constructing, purchasing, owning, or selling a single-family residence.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (H-AM 1) (Board of Higher Education)
 Does not create a mandate on any local unit of government as defined by the State Mandates Act.

 Home Rule Note (H-AM 1) (Dept of Commerce and Economic Opportunity)
 In the opinion of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, House Bill 2515 (H-AM 1) contains language regarding the powers and duties of the Illinois Board of Higher Education Act and does not pertain to home rule units of local government.

 Balanced Budget Note (H-AM 1) (Office of Management and Budget)
 The Governor's Office of Management and Budget believes that the proposed legislation will adversely impact the state budget as funding is not included in the Governor's current balanced budget and no associated increase in state revenue or decrease in other appropriations has been proposed. The fiscal impact is estimated to be $350,000.00.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Aaron Schock
  2/17/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  2/17/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  2/18/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2005HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  2/24/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  3/2/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Higher Education Committee
  3/2/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Higher Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/2/2005HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 011-000-000
  3/3/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/3/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  3/3/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  3/3/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  3/3/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chapin Rose
  3/24/2005HousePension Note Filed As Amended by HA 1
  3/28/2005HouseState Debt Impact Note Filed As Amended by HA 1
  3/28/2005HouseLand Conveyance Appraisal Note Filed
  3/28/2005HouseFiscal Note Filed As Amended
  3/28/2005HouseJudicial Note Filed As Amended by HA 1
  3/30/2005HouseFiscal Note Filed As Amended by HA 1
  3/30/2005HouseHousing Affordability Impact Note Filed
  3/31/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Cross
  4/4/2005HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed As Amended
  4/5/2005HouseHome Rule Note Filed As Amended by HA 1
  4/5/2005HouseBalanced Budget Note Filed As Amended by HA 1
  4/5/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  4/5/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/6/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  4/6/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard P. Myers
  4/6/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  4/6/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/6/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/6/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/6/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/6/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  4/6/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  4/6/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Milton Patterson
  4/6/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  4/6/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Shane Cultra
  4/6/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Calvin L. Giles
  4/6/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  4/6/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Renee Kosel
  4/7/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  4/7/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 8, 2005
  4/13/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  4/14/2005SenateFirst Reading
  4/14/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  4/21/2005SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  5/5/2005SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 009-001-001
  5/5/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2005
  5/10/2005SenateSecond Reading
  5/10/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 11, 2005
  5/19/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/19/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 047-010-001
  5/19/2005HousePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2005HouseSent to the Governor
  8/2/2005HouseGovernor Approved
  8/2/2005HouseEffective Date August 2, 2005
  8/2/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0420

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