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 Bill Status of SB2918  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Miguel del Valle - Kimberly A. Lightford - Antonio Munoz - Iris Y. Martinez and Mattie Hunter

House Sponsors
(Rep. William Delgado - Robert F. Flider - Mike Boland - Monique D. Davis - Richard T. Bradley, Cynthia Soto, Edward J. Acevedo, Calvin L. Giles, Eddie Washington, Michael K. Smith and William J. Grunloh)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/3/2004SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0858

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/26-1from Ch. 122, par. 26-1
105 ILCS 5/26-2from Ch. 122, par. 26-2
105 ILCS 5/26-7from Ch. 122, par. 26-7
105 ILCS 5/26-8from Ch. 122, par. 26-8
105 ILCS 5/26-14from Ch. 122, par. 26-14
105 ILCS 5/26-16 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Increases the compulsory school age from 16 to 17 years of age, with exceptions. Provides that certain provisions that apply to truant officers apply to the regional superintendent of schools or his or her designee in a school district that does not have a truant officer. Makes changes concerning the compliance procedure for persons who fail to send a child to school. Allows certain students to enroll in graduation incentives programs. Lists programs that qualify as graduation incentives programs. Provides for reimbursement and funding for programs.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Removes one of the requirements that a student enrolled in a graduation incentives program or alternative learning opportunities program must meet in order to be exempt from attending public school. Removes certain eligibility requirements for enrolling in a graduation incentives program.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2004SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Miguel del Valle
  2/6/2004SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2004SenateReferred to Rules
  2/18/2004SenateAssigned to Education
  2/24/2004SenateDo Pass Education; 008-000-002
  2/24/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 25, 2004
  2/27/2004SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/27/2004SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/22/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Miguel del Valle
  3/22/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/23/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Education
  3/24/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Adopted Education; 007-000-000
  3/24/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/24/2004SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; del Valle
  3/24/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 25, 2004
  3/25/2004SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/25/2004SenateThird Reading - Passed; 048-005-001
  3/26/2004HouseArrived in House
  3/26/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/26/2004HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. William Delgado
  3/26/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Munoz
  3/26/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/26/2004HouseFirst Reading
  3/26/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/1/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  4/20/2004HouseAssigned to Elementary and Secondary Education Committee
  4/21/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  4/28/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/28/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard T. Bradley
  4/28/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/28/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  4/28/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Calvin L. Giles
  4/29/2004HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary and Secondary Education Committee; 017-001-000
  4/29/2004HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/29/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  5/4/2004HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/4/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/4/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  5/11/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William J. Grunloh
  5/11/2004HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 101-013-001
  5/11/2004SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/9/2004SenateSent to the Governor
  8/3/2004SenateGovernor Approved
  8/3/2004SenateEffective Date January 1, 2005
  8/3/2004SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0858

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