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 Bill Status of SB2469  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-GLOBAL SCHOLAR CERT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Iris Y. Martinez - Melinda Bush - Scott M. Bennett - Linda Holmes, William Delgado, Daniel Biss, David S. Luechtefeld, Steve Stadelman, Michael Connelly, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Bill Cunningham, Chuck Weaver, Patricia Van Pelt, Antonio Muņoz, Neil Anderson and Don Harmon

House Sponsors
(Rep. Cynthia Soto - Barbara Flynn Currie - Linda Chapa LaVia - Emanuel Chris Welch - William Davis, Arthur Turner, Edward J. Acevedo, Daniel J. Burke, Barbara Wheeler, Luis Arroyo, Mark Batinick, Jack D. Franks, Donald L. Moffitt, Thomas M. Bennett, Tom Demmer, Ron Sandack and Elizabeth Hernandez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/5/2016SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0735

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.167 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Establishes the State Global Scholar Certification Program to recognize public high school graduates who have attained global competence, sufficient for meaningful use in college and a career. Provides that school district participation in this certification is voluntary. Sets forth the purposes of certification. Requires the State Board of Education to adopt such rules as may be necessary to establish the criteria that students must achieve to earn certification, which shall minimally include attainment of units of credit in globally focused courses, service learning experiences, global collaboration and dialogue, and passage of a capstone project demonstrating global competency, as approved by the participating school district for this purpose. Sets forth the duties of the State Board and of participating school districts. Provides that no fee may be charged to a student.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/2-3.167 new
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/1-2from Ch. 122, par. 1-2

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/2-3.167
Adds reference to:
75 ILCS 5/5-2.5 new
105 ILCS 5/19-1
105 ILCS 5/19-3from Ch. 122, par. 19-3

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Local Library Act. Provides that specified bonds issued shall not be considered indebtedness and a new bond or bonds may be issued as long as they: are approved by the voters, corporate authorities, and the board of trustees; do not exceed an aggregate principal amount of $11,000,000; and are issued prior to November 1, 2020. Amends the School Code with respect to the debt limitations of school districts. Allows Bureau Valley Community Unit School District 340, Paxton-Buckley-Loda Community Unit School District 10, and Hillsboro Community Unit School District 3 to issue bonds with an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $25,000,000, $28,500,000, and $34,500,000, respectively, under specified conditions for each school district. Provides that the debt incurred on the bonds shall not be considered indebtedness for purposes of any statutory debt limitation and the bonds must mature within 30, 25, and 25 years, respectively, from their issue date. Allows bonds issued by any school district as qualified school construction bonds in accordance with federal tax law to be payable at such time not exceeding 25 (rather than 20) years. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2016SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/9/2016SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/17/2016SenateAssigned to Education
  2/24/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/1/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/2/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  3/2/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/8/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/8/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/8/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David S. Luechtefeld
  3/9/2016SenateDo Pass Education; 013-000-000
  3/9/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 10, 2016
  3/9/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  3/9/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  3/14/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/21/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  3/21/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chuck Weaver
  3/21/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  3/23/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  4/5/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  4/5/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  4/20/2016SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 21, 2016
  4/21/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  4/21/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/21/2016HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2016HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/22/2016HouseFirst Reading
  4/22/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/25/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/25/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  4/25/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  4/26/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/26/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
  4/26/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  5/2/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  5/10/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/10/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  5/10/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  5/12/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/18/2016HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/18/2016HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 27, 2016
  5/23/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/23/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/24/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  5/25/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/25/2016HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 007-004-000
  5/25/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/25/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/25/2016HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/27/2016HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2016
  5/29/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/29/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/29/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  5/30/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 019-005-000
  5/30/2016HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Avery Bourne
  5/30/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/30/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  5/30/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
  5/30/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  5/30/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  5/30/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 073-042-001
  5/30/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  5/30/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/30/2016SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 2
  5/30/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 2 - May 31, 2016
  5/31/2016SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/31/2016SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/31/2016SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/31/2016SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/31/2016SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  5/31/2016SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  5/31/2016SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt State Government and Veterans Affairs; 008-000-001
  5/31/2016SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt State Government and Veterans Affairs; 008-000-001
  5/31/2016SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Sue Rezin
  5/31/2016SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 057-000-001
  5/31/2016SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Senate Concurs 057-000-001
  5/31/2016SenateSenate Concurs
  5/31/2016SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2016SenateSent to the Governor
  8/5/2016SenateGovernor Approved
  8/5/2016SenateEffective Date August 5, 2016
  8/5/2016SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0735

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