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 Bill Status of SB0605  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-TRUANCY POLICY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins, Mattie Hunter, Patricia Van Pelt and Elgie R. Sims, Jr.

House Sponsors
(Rep. Barbara Hernandez - Delia C. Ramirez - Carol Ammons, Sue Scherer and Dan Caulkins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/23/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0157

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/22-90 new
105 ILCS 5/26-13from Ch. 122, par. 26-13
105 ILCS 5/27A-5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Requires that each school district, charter school, or alternative school or any school receiving public funds develop an absenteeism and truancy policy to be communicated to students and their parents or guardians on an annual basis. Sets forth the minimum elements that must be included in the policy. Requires the policy to be updated every 2 years and filed with the State Board of Education. Effective July 1, 2021.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that the absenteeism and truancy policy must be filed with the State Board of Education and the regional superintendent of schools (rather than only the State Board of Education). Changes the effective date of the Act to July 1, 2022 (rather than July 1, 2021).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/24/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/24/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/24/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/3/2021SenateAssigned to Education
  3/17/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/18/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  3/18/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  3/24/2021SenatePostponed - Education
  4/14/2021SenateDo Pass Education; 011-000-000
  4/14/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2021
  4/14/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/14/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/20/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 21, 2021
  4/20/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 014-000-000
  4/21/2021SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/21/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Collins
  4/21/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 049-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/28/2021HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  5/5/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; 007-000-000
  5/6/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/6/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  5/11/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Caulkins
  5/12/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/12/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/14/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  5/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 111-000-000
  5/21/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2021SenateSent to the Governor
  7/23/2021SenateGovernor Approved
  7/23/2021SenateEffective Date July 1, 2022
  7/23/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0157

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