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 Bill Status of HB2980  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  HIGHER ED-EXPENSE REFORM ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Mark Batinick

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 415/4cfrom Ch. 127, par. 63b104c
30 ILCS 500/1-15.100
110 ILCS 70/36efrom Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b4
110 ILCS 305/100 new
110 ILCS 520/85 new
110 ILCS 660/5-195 new
110 ILCS 665/10-195 new
110 ILCS 670/15-195 new
110 ILCS 675/20-200 new
110 ILCS 680/25-195 new
110 ILCS 685/30-205 new
110 ILCS 690/35-200 new
110 ILCS 805/3-29.11 new
820 ILCS 130/2from Ch. 48, par. 39s-2


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois College Expense Reform Act. Provides that public universities and community colleges are not subject to the provisions of the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that the State Universities Civil Service Act does not apply to employees hired by public universities and community colleges after the effective date of the Act. Provides that the Prevailing Wage Act does not apply to construction projects by public universities or community colleges estimated at less than $300,000. Provides that the Prevailing Wage Act does not apply to non-instructional services contracted to third parties. Allows universities and community colleges to contract any non-instructional services to third parties. Allows the Board of Higher Education to adopt rules to implement the Act. Amends the Personnel Code. Exempts employees of community colleges from the provisions of the Code. Amends the Illinois Procurement Code, the State Universities Civil Service Act, and the Prevailing Wage Act to make conforming changes. Amends various Acts related to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. Provides that beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year, public universities and community colleges shall ensure that at least 80% of their incoming freshman classes are Illinois residents.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mark Batinick
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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