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 Bill Status of HB0232  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-PROHIBIT VIRTUAL SCH/CL

House Sponsors
Rep. Monique D. Davis - Annazette Collins - Kevin Joyce - LaShawn K. Ford and Esther Golar

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Terry Link )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.142 new
105 ILCS 5/10-20.40 new
105 ILCS 5/34-18.34 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Prohibits the State Board of Education and school boards from establishing, maintaining, or in any way supporting any virtual schools or virtual classes for elementary or secondary students in this State.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/27A-5

Provides that a charter school may not establish, maintain, or in any way support any virtual schools or virtual classes for elementary or secondary students in this State, unless there are extenuating circumstances, such as for students with autism.

House Committee Amendment No. 2
Prohibits the State Board of Education and school boards from establishing any virtual schools for elementary or secondary students in this State on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act (instead of prohibiting the State Board of Education and school boards from establishing, maintaining, or in any way supporting any virtual schools or virtual classes for elementary or secondary students in this State).

House Committee Amendment No. 3
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill as amended by House Amendments Nos. 1 and 2, with the following changes. Prohibits charter schools from establishing any virtual schools for elementary or secondary students in this State on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act (instead of prohibiting charter schools from establishing, maintaining, or in any way supporting any virtual schools or virtual classes for elementary or secondary students in this State). Creates the Virtual Education Advisory Committee to monitor curriculum and assess test results with respect to virtual schools during the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 school years. Sets forth the membership of the Committee, to be appointed by the Governor. Provides that the Committee shall report its findings to the Governor and the State Board of Education on or before December 31, 2010.

House Floor Amendment No. 6
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/10-20.40 new
105 ILCS 5/27A-5
105 ILCS 5/34-18.34 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Creates the Task Force on Virtual Education to consider and recommend best practices in virtual education. Sets forth the membership of the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall be facilitated by the State Board of Education. Requires the Task Force to report its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly, the Governor, and the State Board of Education on or before 2 years after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that upon filing its report, the Task Force is dissolved.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Monique D. Davis
  1/19/2007HouseFirst Reading
  1/19/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/31/2007HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/7/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Annazette Collins
  2/7/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  2/7/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  2/7/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
  2/21/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  2/22/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/22/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/22/2007HouseRemains in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/1/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/1/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/1/2007HouseRemains in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/2/2007HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  3/2/2007HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  3/13/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  3/14/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/14/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/14/2007HouseMotion Do Pass as Amended - Lost Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 009-009-003
  3/14/2007HouseRemains in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/20/2007HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 013-003-000
  3/20/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/27/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/28/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  4/17/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/17/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/18/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  4/19/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 6 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/19/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 6 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/23/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 6 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  4/25/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/25/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Withdrawn by Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/25/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Withdrawn by Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/25/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 6 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/25/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-004-000
  5/1/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  5/1/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading May 2, 2007
  5/31/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  5/31/2007SenateFirst Reading
  5/31/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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