Bill Status of SB1685  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura M. Murphy, Cristina Castro, Adriane Johnson, Meg Loughran Cappel, Laura Fine, Elgie R. Sims, Jr. and Julie A. Morrison

House Sponsors
(Rep. Terra Costa Howard)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.11e new
105 ILCS 5/2-3.25from Ch. 122, par. 2-3.25

Synopsis As Introduced
Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Supporting Special Needs Students Law. Amends the School Code. When computing certain completion rates, requires the State Superintendent of Education to exclude students who: are at least 18 years of age as of September 1 of the school year as reported for the fall semester and have satisfied the credit requirements for high school graduation; have not completed their individualized education program; and are enrolled and receiving individualized education program services. Provides that, beginning with the 2026-2027 school year, in high school districts in counties with populations greater than 800,000 but less than 4,000,000 where there are 2 high schools individually serving grades 9 through 12 and where enrollment is less than 2,500 at any school, enrollment shall be balanced across high schools within the district equally, not to exceed a 15% enrollment difference when averaged over the previous 3 consecutive years.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/2-3.25

Removes the provisions amending the Section of the School Code concerning standards for schools.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/8/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/21/2023SenateAssigned to Education
  3/8/2023SenatePostponed - Education
  3/9/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  3/9/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  3/9/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  3/10/2023SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 24, 2023
  3/14/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/17/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  3/22/2023SenateDo Pass Education; 014-000-000
  3/22/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 23, 2023
  3/24/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/24/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/28/2023SenateSecond Reading
  3/28/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 29, 2023
  3/28/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  3/29/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 013-000-000
  3/29/2023SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/29/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Murphy
  3/29/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  3/29/2023SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  3/29/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/30/2023HouseArrived in House
  3/30/2023HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  3/30/2023HouseFirst Reading
  3/30/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/18/2023HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  4/28/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee