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 Bill Status of HB2428  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-CIVIC EDUC TASK FORCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Deborah Conroy - Stephanie A. Kifowit - Monique D. Davis - Esther Golar - William Davis, Sue Scherer, Katherine Cloonen, Scott Drury, Emily McAsey, Sam Yingling, Kathleen Willis, Barbara Wheeler, Emanuel Chris Welch, La Shawn K. Ford, Linda Chapa LaVia, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr., Rita Mayfield, Camille Y. Lilly, John E. Bradley, Frances Ann Hurley, Elizabeth Hernandez, Cynthia Soto, Arthur Turner, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Kenneth Dunkin, Robyn Gabel and Naomi D. Jakobsson

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Thomas Cullerton - Jacqueline Y. Collins and Kimberly A. Lightford)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/9/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0301

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.157 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that the State Board of Education shall establish the Task Force on Civic Education. Sets forth provisions concerning the members of the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall (1) analyze the current state of civic education in this State; (2) analyze current civic education laws in other jurisdictions, both mandated and permissive; (3) identify best practices in civic education in other jurisdictions; (4) make recommendations to the General Assembly focused on substantially increasing civic literacy and the capacity of youth to obtain the requisite knowledge, skills, and practices to be civically informed members of the public; and (5) make funding recommendations if the Task Force's recommendations to the General Assembly would require a fiscal commitment. Provides that no later than May 31, 2014, the Task Force shall summarize its findings and recommendations in a report to the General Assembly. Repeals these provisions on May 31, 2015. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds one member appointed by the head of an association representing principals or district superintendents to the task force.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/20/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deborah Conroy
  2/20/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/20/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2013HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Scott Drury
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emily McAsey
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/26/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/1/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/1/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/1/2013HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/1/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  3/1/2013HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Esther Golar
  3/6/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 009-001-000
  3/6/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr.
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/7/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/7/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/8/2013HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/8/2013HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/12/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Deborah Conroy
  3/12/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/12/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  3/13/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  3/15/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2013HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/9/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 067-044-000
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/11/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  4/11/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/11/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  4/11/2013SenateFirst Reading
  4/11/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/16/2013SenateAssigned to Education
  5/1/2013SenatePostponed - Education
  5/8/2013SenateDo Pass Education; 012-000-001
  5/8/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 9, 2013
  5/14/2013SenateSecond Reading
  5/14/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2013
  5/15/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/16/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/16/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 049-002-000
  5/16/2013HousePassed Both Houses
  6/14/2013HouseSent to the Governor
  8/9/2013HouseGovernor Approved
  8/9/2013HouseEffective Date August 9, 2013
  8/9/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0301

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