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 Bill Status of HB4984  96th General Assembly


Short Description:  VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS-EXEMPTIONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael K. Smith - Raymond Poe - David R. Leitch - Patrick J. Verschoore

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. David Koehler )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/20/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1442

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 425/1.1from Ch. 144, par. 136.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Private Business and Vocational Schools Act. Changes provisions concerning entities that are not considered to be a private business and vocational school to include (1) any educational institution that maintains accredited status with the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools or other comparable regional accreditation association, (2) any educational institution that maintains accredited status with a national accrediting agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, and (3) any educational institution that is regulated in whole or in part by the Illinois Board of Higher Education or other comparable out-of-State educational agency. Provides that an exempted institution must file with the Superintendent documentation that demonstrates (instead of an annual financial report to demonstrate) continued compliance by the institution with the requirements on which the exemption is based. Effective July 1, 2010.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 425/1.1
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 425/6from Ch. 144, par. 141
105 ILCS 425/9from Ch. 144, par. 144
105 ILCS 425/13from Ch. 144, par. 148

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Private Business and Vocational Schools Act. In a Section concerning application for a certificate of approval, provides that, from July 1, 2010 until June 30, 2012, application forms shall provide that private business and vocational schools that have obtained national accreditation from an accrediting agency designated by the U.S. Department of Education may submit evidence of current accreditation in lieu of responses to the application requests delineated in that Section. In a Section concerning supplementary applications, provides that, from July 1, 2010 until June 30, 2012, supplementary application forms shall provide that private business and vocational schools that have obtained national accreditation for new courses or programs from an accrediting agency designated by the U.S. Department of Education may submit evidence of current accreditation in lieu of other application requests. In a Section concerning renewal of a certificate, provides that, from July 1, 2010 until June 30, 2012, application forms shall provide that private business and vocational schools that have obtained national accreditation from an accrediting agency designated by the U.S. Department of Education may submit evidence of current accreditation in lieu of other application requests. Provides that applications and supplementary applications submitted on evidence of national accreditation must be approved or denied within 30 days after receipt, and, if no action is taken within 30 days, the application shall be deemed approved and a certificate of approval must be issued. Effective July 1, 2010.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/20/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael K. Smith
  1/21/2010HouseFirst Reading
  1/21/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  2/25/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  2/25/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  3/2/2010HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  3/8/2010HouseRe-assigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/9/2010HouseMoved to Suspend Rule 25 Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  3/9/2010HouseSuspend Rule 25 - Prevailed
  3/10/2010HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 020-000-000
  3/10/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  3/17/2010SenateArrive in Senate
  3/17/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 18, 2010
  3/18/2010SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/23/2010SenateFirst Reading
  3/23/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/15/2010SenateAssigned to Commerce
  4/22/2010SenateDo Pass Commerce; 005-000-000
  4/22/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 23, 2010
  4/27/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. David Koehler
  4/27/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/28/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Commerce
  4/29/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Commerce; 008-000-000
  4/30/2010SenateSecond Reading
  4/30/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Koehler
  4/30/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 3, 2010
  5/4/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/4/2010HouseArrived in House
  5/4/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/4/2010HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Michael K. Smith
  5/4/2010HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/6/2010HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/26/2010HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 111-000-000
  5/26/2010HousePassed Both Houses
  6/21/2010HouseSent to the Governor
  8/20/2010HouseGovernor Approved
  8/20/2010HouseEffective Date August 20, 2010
  8/20/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1442

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