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 Bill Status of HB0332  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  BD HIGHER ED-COURSE MATERIALS

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly M. Burke - Norine K. Hammond - Maurice A. West, II, Katie Stuart, Paul Jacobs, Jeff Keicher, Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., Carol Ammons, Michael T. Marron and Elizabeth Hernandez

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Laura M. Murphy - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Kimberly A. Lightford, Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas, Julie A. Morrison, Laura Ellman, Meg Loughran Cappel, Celina Villanueva, Bill Cunningham, Doris Turner, Sally J. Turner and Ann Gillespie)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/4/2021SenateAssigned to Higher Education

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 205/9.40 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Board of Higher Education Act. Provides that each public institution of higher education shall study and issue a report on the cost-saving methods and practices utilized by the public institution for improving students' timely access to required course materials and the affordability of required course materials. Sets forth the required areas of study that must be included in the report. Provides that the report from each public institution must be submitted to the Board of Higher Education or Illinois Community College Board no later than August 1, 2022. Provides that no later than February 1, 2023, the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board shall submit a joint report to the Governor and General Assembly that summarizes the findings from the reports submitted by public institutions. Requires the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board to post each institution's report and the joint report on their respective websites. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
110 ILCS 205/9.40 new
Adds reference to:
New Act

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the College Course Materials Affordability and Equitable Access Collaborative Study Act. Provides that the College Course Materials Affordability and Equitable Access Task Force is created within the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Sets forth the membership of the task force. Provides that the duties of the task force are to (i) conduct a collaborative college course materials affordability and equitable access study, (ii) examine the cost-saving methods and practices utilized by public and private institutions of higher learning in this State and throughout the United States for improving students' equitable first-day-of-class access to required course materials and conduct an affordability comparison of providing students' course materials, including digital learning tools, and (iii) submit a report of its findings to the Governor, the General Assembly, and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Contains provisions concerning meetings, expenses, Commission assistance, collaboration, and reporting. Dissolves the task force on March 31, 2024, and repeals the Act on March 31, 2025. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/27/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  1/29/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/29/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/5/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  2/18/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  2/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul Jacobs
  2/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
  2/22/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  3/11/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  3/15/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  3/15/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Higher Education Committee
  3/17/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Higher Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/18/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Consent Calendar Higher Education Committee; 010-000-000
  3/19/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron
  3/23/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  4/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 117-000-000
  4/21/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 22, 2021
  4/22/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/22/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/22/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/29/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/29/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  4/29/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/29/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  5/4/2021SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  5/5/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  5/5/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  5/6/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  5/6/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Doris Turner
  5/7/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Sally J. Turner
  5/7/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/10/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie

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