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 Bill Status of SB0736  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  HIGHER ED-MILITARY EXP CREDIT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael E. Hastings - Thomas Cullerton - Patricia Van Pelt - Iris Y. Martinez - Laura M. Murphy, Bill Cunningham, Antonio Muņoz, Melinda Bush, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Cristina Castro, Wm. Sam McCann and Kimberly A. Lightford

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael Halpin - Stephanie A. Kifowit, Kelly M. Burke, Silvana Tabares and Martin J. Moylan)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/25/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Educational Credit for Military Experience Act. Provides that before June 1, 2018, each institution of higher education shall adopt a policy regarding its awarding of academic credit for military training considered applicable to the requirements of the student's certificate or degree program. Requires the policy to apply to any individual who is enrolled in the institution of higher education and who has completed a military training course that meets certain requirements. Provides that institutions of higher education shall develop procedures for evaluating courses and awarding credit. Requires institutions of higher education to submit their policies for awarding credit to the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board for review before June 30, 2018 and before June 30 of every other year thereafter. Requires the Board of Higher Education to collect data in the Illinois Higher Education Information System on students who are veterans or have military service to assess enrollment and completions outcomes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/30/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  1/30/2017SenateFirst Reading
  1/30/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/8/2017SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  2/15/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/16/2017SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 011-000-000
  2/16/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 28, 2017
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  2/17/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  2/22/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/14/2017SenateSecond Reading
  3/14/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 15, 2017
  3/15/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/5/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/25/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  4/25/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/25/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  4/25/2017HouseArrived in House
  4/25/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  4/25/2017HouseFirst Reading
  4/25/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/3/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/3/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  5/4/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  5/19/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan

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