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 Bill Status of HB3220  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  HIGHER ED ACCOUNTABILITY

House Sponsors
Rep. Robert W. Pritchard - Sandra M. Pihos - Esther Golar and Patricia R. Bellock

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Edward D. Maloney )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Accountability in Higher Education Act. Requires public universities in this State to develop annual academic, financial, and enrollment plans that outline (i) tuition and fee estimates, (ii) enrollment projections, (iii) retention policies and projections, and (iv) accepting a number of accountability measures, including meeting benchmarks related to accessibility and affordability. Requires public universities to commit themselves formally to meeting specified State policy objectives, in conjunction with the goals set forth in the Illinois Public Agenda for College and Career Success. Requires the Board of Higher Education to be responsible for developing performance indicators to measure whether public universities in this State are meeting State policy objectives, in conjunction with the goals set forth in the Illinois Public Agenda for College and Career Success. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
In provisions concerning the contents of the plans that the universities must submit, provides that the plans shall outline a number of accountability measures, including meeting benchmarks related to accessibility and affordability developed in consultation with statewide organizations representing faculty and staff.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/24/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  2/24/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/24/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/24/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2011HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  3/9/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 011-000-000
  3/10/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/11/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/11/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/15/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Higher Education Committee
  3/16/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/16/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/17/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  3/17/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  4/5/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 102-000-000
  4/5/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  4/5/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/6/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/6/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 7, 2011
  4/12/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  4/12/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/12/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2011SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  5/5/2011SenatePostponed - Higher Education
  5/10/2011SenatePostponed - Higher Education
  5/13/2011SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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