Bill Status of HB0684  96th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-COMMUNITY SCH-GRANTS

House Sponsors
Rep. William D. Burns - Deborah Mell - Robert F. Flider - Jehan A. Gordon - David E. Miller, Luis Arroyo, Esther Golar, Barbara Flynn Currie, Lisa M. Dugan, Suzanne Bassi, Robert W. Pritchard, William Davis, Jack McGuire, Susana A. Mendoza, Mike Fortner, Sandra M. Pihos, Elizabeth Hernandez, Kathleen A. Ryg, Harry Osterman, Cynthia Soto, Karen A. Yarbrough, Maria Antonia Berrios, Paul D. Froehlich and Betsy Hannig

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kwame Raoul - A. J. Wilhelmi - Mattie Hunter - David Koehler - Michael Noland, Jeffrey M. Schoenberg, Pamela J. Althoff, Dale E. Risinger, Antonio Muņoz, Jacqueline Y. Collins and Iris Y. Martinez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/25/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0746

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/Art. 27B heading new
105 ILCS 5/27B-5 new
105 ILCS 5/27B-10 new
105 ILCS 5/27B-15 new
105 ILCS 5/27B-20 new
105 ILCS 5/27B-25 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Subject to an appropriation or the availability of funding for such purposes, requires the State Board of Education to make grants available to fund community schools (which are traditional schools that actively partner with their community to leverage existing resources and identify new resources to support the transformation of the school to provide enrichment and additional life skill opportunities for students, parents, and community members at-large) and to enhance programs at community schools. Requires a request-for-proposal process to be used in awarding grants. Provides that proposals may be submitted on behalf of a school, a school district, or a consortium of 2 or more schools or school districts. Requires a school to have certain components in order to qualify for a grant. Requires the State Superintendent of Education to appoint a 9-member Advisory Council on Community Schools. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/Art. 27B heading new
105 ILCS 5/27B-5 new
105 ILCS 5/27B-10 new
105 ILCS 5/27B-15 new
105 ILCS 5/27B-20 new
105 ILCS 5/27B-25 new
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/2-3.148 new
105 ILCS 5/22-45

Amends the School Code. Subject to an appropriation or the availability of funding for such purposes, requires the State Board of Education to make grants available to fund community schools (which are traditional schools that actively partner with their community to leverage existing resources and identify new resources to support the transformation of the school to provide enrichment and additional life skill opportunities for students, parents, and community members at-large) and to enhance programs at community schools. Requires a request-for-proposal process to be used in awarding grants. Provides that proposals may be submitted on behalf of a school, a school district, or a consortium of 2 or more schools or school districts. Requires a school to have certain components in order to qualify for a grant. With respect to the Illinois P-20 Council, (i) provides that establishing the Council will develop a statewide agenda that will move the State towards the common goal of fostering innovative approaches to education, (ii) requires the Council to articulate a framework for systemic educational improvement and innovation (instead of just improvement), and (iii) allows for the creation of a working group focusing on the area of community schools, community participation, and other innovative approaches to education that foster community partnerships. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/5/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. William D. Burns
  2/6/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/10/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  2/11/2009HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/18/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  2/20/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  2/27/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  3/4/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 020-000-000
  3/4/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  3/4/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  3/4/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  3/4/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  3/4/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/5/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller
  3/5/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/19/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  3/19/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A. Mendoza
  3/25/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  3/26/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  3/30/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  3/30/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/30/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  3/30/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi
  3/30/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  3/30/2009SenateFirst Reading
  3/30/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/2/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/8/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  4/22/2009SenateAssigned to Education
  4/22/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/23/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale E. Risinger
  4/28/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/29/2009SenateDo Pass Education; 009-001-000
  4/29/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 30, 2009
  5/7/2009SenateSecond Reading
  5/7/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 12, 2009
  5/12/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  5/14/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/14/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/17/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  5/18/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 009-000-000
  5/19/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/19/2009SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/19/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Raoul
  5/19/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/19/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/19/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/20/2009HouseArrived in House
  5/20/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/20/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. William D. Burns
  5/20/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/26/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/28/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 117-000-000
  5/28/2009HousePassed Both Houses
  6/26/2009HouseSent to the Governor
  8/25/2009HouseGovernor Approved
  8/25/2009HouseEffective Date August 25, 2009
  8/25/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0746