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 Bill Status of HB3219  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  BD HIGHR ED-AUDIT COMM-TUITION

House Sponsors
Rep. Sandra M. Pihos - Chris Nybo - Patricia R. Bellock - Darlene J. Senger - Renée Kosel

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/7/2011HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 205/9.34 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Board of Higher Education Act. Requires the Board to establish an audit committee to examine any plan by a public university to increase tuition from the previous academic year by more than 10%. Provides that the committee shall consist of no less than 3 members, designated by the Chairperson of the Board, to assist in the oversight of the financial reporting and audit processes of those universities whose rate of tuition is being increased from the previous academic year by more than 10%. Provides that the committee shall assist the Board in retaining an auditor through the Office of the Auditor General to conduct audits. Sets forth additional duties of the committee. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
110 ILCS 305/80 new
110 ILCS 520/65 new
110 ILCS 660/5-175 new
110 ILCS 665/10-175 new
110 ILCS 670/15-175 new
110 ILCS 675/20-180 new
110 ILCS 680/25-175 new
110 ILCS 685/30-185 new
110 ILCS 690/35-180 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities in Illinois. Requires each university to submit to the Board of Higher Education, General Assembly, and Governor an annual report no later than June 30 of each year outlining any tuition increases for the upcoming academic year and listing the closure of academic programs and other cost-saving measures undertaken by the university during the previous fiscal year. Amends the Board of Higher Education Act. Requires the Board of Higher Education to publicize the reports on its Internet website and to provide an opportunity for public comment on the reports at one of its regularly scheduled Board meetings. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/24/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/24/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/24/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2011HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  3/11/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  3/11/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/15/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Higher Education Committee
  3/16/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Higher Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/16/2011HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 011-000-000
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Nybo
  3/17/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/17/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Darlene J. Senger
  3/17/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  4/6/2011HouseMotion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b), Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  4/7/2011HouseMotion Prevailed by Voice Vote
  4/7/2011HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos

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