Bill Status of SB0463  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  EDUCATION-TECH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel

House Sponsors
(Rep. Maura Hirschauer)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/15/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 70/1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Educational Opportunity for Military Children Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 70/1
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/24-11from Ch. 122, par. 24-11
105 ILCS 5/24A-7from Ch. 122, par. 24A-7

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Employment of Teachers Article of the School Code. With regard to the Section concerning contractual continued service, removes provisions specifying that the probationary periods are only for service in which a teacher holds a Professional Educator License. Amends the Evaluation of Certified Employees Article of the Code. Provides that on July 1, 2024, the State Superintendent of Education shall convene a Performance Evaluation Advisory Committee for the purpose of maintaining and improving the State evaluator training and pre-qualification program in this State. Provides that the Committee shall be staffed by the State Board of Education. Sets forth the membership of the Committee. Provides that members of the Committee shall be nominated by program providers and appointed by the State Superintendent. Provides that the Committee shall meet initially at the call of the State Superintendent and shall select one member as chairperson at its initial meeting. Provides that the Committee shall meet at least quarterly and may also meet at the call of the chairperson of the Committee. Provides that the Committee shall advise the State Board of Education on the continued implementation of the evaluator training and pre-qualification program in this State, which may include the development and delivery of the program's existing and new administrators' academies, gathering feedback from program instructors and participants, sharing best practices, consulting with the State Board on any proposed rule changes regarding evaluator training, and other subjects as determined by the chairperson of the Committee. Effective June 15, 2024.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
With regard to the Section concerning contractual continued service, provides that the probationary periods are for a teacher who holds a Professional Educator License, an Educator License with Stipulations with a career and technical educator endorsement, or an Educator License with Stipulations with a provisional career and technical educator endorsement (instead of a Professional Educator License). Corrects cross-references.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/2/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/2/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/2/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2023SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/9/2023SenateDo Pass Executive; 011-000-000
  3/9/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 10, 2023
  3/10/2023SenateSecond Reading
  3/10/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 21, 2023
  3/31/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/9/2024SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  4/9/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 10, 2024
  4/9/2024SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  4/9/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  4/9/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/9/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/10/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 014-000-000
  4/10/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  4/10/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/11/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  4/12/2024SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/12/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/12/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/12/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/12/2024SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-001-000
  4/12/2024HouseArrived in House
  4/12/2024HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch
  4/12/2024HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Maura Hirschauer
  4/15/2024HouseFirst Reading
  4/15/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee