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 Bill Status of HB0726  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD/HIGHER ED-BLACK HISTORY

House Sponsors
Rep. Thaddeus Jones

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-20.4from Ch. 122, par. 27-20.4
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


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code and various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. With respect to the requirement that the events of Black History be taught in every public elementary school and high school, provides that a student may not complete the 8th grade or graduate from high school without studying this material and that a school may meet this requirement through an online program or course. Requires every public institution of higher education and community college to offer a course studying the events of Black History. Allows public institutions of higher education and community colleges to meet the requirement by offering an online course.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/25/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  1/27/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2017HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  2/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  2/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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