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 Bill Status of HB2740  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-ALTERNATIVE CREDENTIALS

House Sponsors
Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch - Elgie R. Sims, Jr.

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Sue Rezin  and Donne E. Trotter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/21/2017HouseSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/3-15.12from Ch. 122, par. 3-15.12


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that the Illinois Community College Board shall establish alternative methods of credentialing for the issuance of high school equivalency certification throughout the State. Allows the Board to offer the credentialing on or after January 1, 2018 based on high school credit, post-secondary credit, foreign diplomas, and completion of a competency-based program as approved by the Board. Makes technical and conforming changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/8/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Community College Access & Affordability Committee
  3/8/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Community College Access & Affordability Committee; 008-000-000
  3/9/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/10/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  3/15/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-000-000
  3/17/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  3/17/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 28, 2017
  4/7/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  4/20/2017SenateFirst Reading
  4/20/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/2/2017SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  5/9/2017SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 007-000-000
  5/9/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2017
  5/12/2017SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2017
  5/23/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/23/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/23/2017HousePassed Both Houses
  6/21/2017HouseSent to the Governor

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