Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for SB0231
Illinois General Assembly

Previous General Assemblies

 Bill Status of SB0231  99th General Assembly

Short Description:  EDUCATION-TECH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Andy Manar - Michael Noland - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Kimberly A. Lightford - Terry Link, Heather A. Steans, Martin A. Sandoval, Steve Stadelman, Donne E. Trotter, William Delgado and Patricia Van Pelt

House Sponsors
(Rep. Christian L. Mitchell - Elizabeth Hernandez - Jehan Gordon-Booth - Avery Bourne, Carol Ammons, Sue Scherer, Cynthia Soto, Anthony DeLuca, Silvana Tabares, Linda Chapa LaVia, Litesa E. Wallace, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Sonya M. Harper, Rita Mayfield, Pamela Reaves-Harris, Brandon W. Phelps, Arthur Turner, Kelly M. Cassidy, Ann M. Williams, Robert Martwick, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Luis Arroyo, Barbara Flynn Currie, La Shawn K. Ford, André Thapedi and Sara Feigenholtz)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
115 ILCS 5/20from Ch. 48, par. 1720

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
115 ILCS 5/20
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 620/7from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 1007
30 ILCS 105/13.2from Ch. 127, par. 149.2
35 ILCS 200/18-200
35 ILCS 200/18-249
40 ILCS 5/16-158from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-158
40 ILCS 5/17-127from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 17-127
40 ILCS 15/1.1
50 ILCS 470/33
55 ILCS 85/7from Ch. 34, par. 7007
55 ILCS 90/50from Ch. 34, par. 8050
65 ILCS 5/11-74.4-3from Ch. 24, par. 11-74.4-3
65 ILCS 5/11-74.4-8from Ch. 24, par. 11-74.4-8
65 ILCS 5/11-74.6-35
65 ILCS 110/50
105 ILCS 5/1A-8from Ch. 122, par. 1A-8
105 ILCS 5/1B-5from Ch. 122, par. 1B-5
105 ILCS 5/1B-6from Ch. 122, par. 1B-6
105 ILCS 5/1B-7from Ch. 122, par. 1B-7
105 ILCS 5/1B-8from Ch. 122, par. 1B-8
105 ILCS 5/1C-1
105 ILCS 5/1C-2
105 ILCS 5/1D-1
105 ILCS 5/1E-20
105 ILCS 5/1F-20
105 ILCS 5/1F-62
105 ILCS 5/1H-20
105 ILCS 5/1H-70
105 ILCS 5/2-3.28from Ch. 122, par. 2-3.28
105 ILCS 5/2-3.33from Ch. 122, par. 2-3.33
105 ILCS 5/2-3.51.5
105 ILCS 5/2-3.66from Ch. 122, par. 2-3.66
105 ILCS 5/2-3.66b
105 ILCS 5/2-3.84from Ch. 122, par. 2-3.84
105 ILCS 5/2-3.109a
105 ILCS 5/3-14.21from Ch. 122, par. 3-14.21
105 ILCS 5/7-14Afrom Ch. 122, par. 7-14A
105 ILCS 5/10-17afrom Ch. 122, par. 10-17a
105 ILCS 5/10-19from Ch. 122, par. 10-19
105 ILCS 5/10-22.5afrom Ch. 122, par. 10-22.5a
105 ILCS 5/10-22.20from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.20
105 ILCS 5/10-29
105 ILCS 5/11E-135
105 ILCS 5/13A-8
105 ILCS 5/13B-20.20
105 ILCS 5/13B-45
105 ILCS 5/13B-50
105 ILCS 5/13B-50.10
105 ILCS 5/13B-50.15
105 ILCS 5/14-7.02from Ch. 122, par. 14-7.02
105 ILCS 5/14-7.02b
105 ILCS 5/14-7.03from Ch. 122, par. 14-7.03
105 ILCS 5/14-13.01from Ch. 122, par. 14-13.01
105 ILCS 5/14C-1from Ch. 122, par. 14C-1
105 ILCS 5/14C-12from Ch. 122, par. 14C-12
105 ILCS 5/17-1from Ch. 122, par. 17-1
105 ILCS 5/17-1.2
105 ILCS 5/17-1.5
105 ILCS 5/17-2.11from Ch. 122, par. 17-2.11
105 ILCS 5/17-2Afrom Ch. 122, par. 17-2A
105 ILCS 5/17-3.6 new
105 ILCS 5/18-4.3from Ch. 122, par. 18-4.3
105 ILCS 5/18-8.05
105 ILCS 5/18-8.10
105 ILCS 5/18-8.15 new
105 ILCS 5/18-9from Ch. 122, par. 18-9
105 ILCS 5/18-12from Ch. 122, par. 18-12
105 ILCS 5/26-16
105 ILCS 5/27-8.1from Ch. 122, par. 27-8.1
105 ILCS 5/27A-9
105 ILCS 5/27A-11
105 ILCS 5/29-5from Ch. 122, par. 29-5
105 ILCS 5/34-2.3from Ch. 122, par. 34-2.3
105 ILCS 5/34-8.4
105 ILCS 5/34-18from Ch. 122, par. 34-18
105 ILCS 5/34-18.30
105 ILCS 5/34-43.1from Ch. 122, par. 34-43.1
105 ILCS 5/34-53from Ch. 122, par. 34-53
105 ILCS 70/25
305 ILCS 5/5-16.4

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Better Funding for Better Schools Act. Amends the Economic Development Area Tax Increment Allocation Act, State Finance Act, Property Tax Code, Illinois Pension Code, State Pension Funds Continuing Appropriation Act, Innovation Development and Economy Act, County Economic Development Project Area Property Tax Allocation Act, County Economic Development Project Area Tax Increment Allocation Act of 1991, Illinois Municipal Code, Economic Development Project Area Tax Increment Allocation Act of 1995, School Code, Educational Opportunity for Military Children Act, and Illinois Public Aid Code. Sets forth provisions concerning the basis for apportionment of primary State financial aid to the common schools for the 2016-2017 and subsequent school years. Makes changes concerning pensions, block grants, a system for accounting for revenues and expenditures, school district report cards, special education, transitional bilingual education, the transfer of moneys, tax levies, summer school grants, and transportation, and makes other related changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Includes laboratory and alternative schools in the definition of "Hold Harmless State Funding". Defines "Residential Boarding School Program". In provisions concerning supplemental grants, provides that provisions concerning the calculation of operating tax rates by the State Board of Education become operative in the 2018-2019 school year and decreases various thresholds for receiving supplemental adequacy grants. Provides for hold harmless State funding for laboratory and alternative schools in school years 2016-2017 through 2019-2020. Adds provisions concerning an average daily attendance count adjustment for a residential boarding school within certain school districts. Makes other changes.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Makes changes concerning the primary State aid provisions. With respect to additional weights, changes certain references from "statewide average percentage" to "statewide weighted-average percentage". With respect to available local resources per pupil, removes the language providing that the calculation of available local resources for the Chicago school district shall exclude up to $250,000,000 of any amounts actually paid by the board of education into a Public School Teachers' Pension and Retirement Fund.

DateChamber Action
  1/28/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  1/28/2015SenateFirst Reading
  1/28/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/18/2015SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/26/2015SenateDo Pass Executive; 016-000-000
  3/26/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 14, 2015
  4/15/2015SenateSecond Reading
  4/15/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 16, 2015
  4/21/2015SenateRe-referred to Assignments
  4/5/2016SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  4/5/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 6, 2016
  4/6/2016SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Andy Manar
  4/6/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Andy Manar
  4/6/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/6/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/11/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/11/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/12/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/12/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  4/14/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 010-001-006
  4/20/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/21/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  4/22/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 13, 2016
  5/3/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Andy Manar
  5/3/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/3/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/3/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 011-002-004
  5/4/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Andy Manar
  5/4/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  5/4/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  5/10/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  5/10/2016SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/10/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Manar
  5/10/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Manar
  5/10/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Manar
  5/10/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/10/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/10/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 031-021-003
  5/11/2016HouseArrived in House
  5/11/2016HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  5/11/2016HouseFirst Reading
  5/11/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/12/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/16/2016HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/16/2016HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 27, 2016
  5/17/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  5/17/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  5/17/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Pamela Reaves-Harris
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  5/18/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/19/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  5/19/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
  5/19/2016HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Avery Bourne
  5/20/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  5/20/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  5/23/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  5/23/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  5/23/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  5/25/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/26/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/26/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/27/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
  5/27/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/27/2016HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2016
  5/27/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/27/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  5/31/2016HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2016
  6/30/2016HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  6/30/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Back To Top