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 Bill Status of HB0038  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-MINORITY CANDIDATES

House Sponsors
Rep. Maurice A. West, II and Nicholas K. Smith

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-20.73 new
105 ILCS 5/34-18.67 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Requires school districts with a population of 3,000 or more students to interview a minimum percentage of minority candidates for teaching positions. Exempts teaching positions within an English as a Second Language program from the requirement. Sets forth the formula for the school district to use to calculate the minimum percentage required. Provides that if the school district is unable to interview the required minimum percentage of minority candidates for 2 consecutive years, the school district must implement a program for school district employees interested in obtaining a Professional Educator License. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  1/14/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/2/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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