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 Bill Status of HB5001  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jay C. Hoffman - Calvin L. Giles - Michael K. Smith - Renee Kosel - Jerry L. Mitchell

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 5/5-15was 20 ILCS 5/3
20 ILCS 5/5-20was 20 ILCS 5/4
20 ILCS 5/5-338 new
30 ILCS 5/3-1from Ch. 15, par. 303-1
40 ILCS 5/16-106from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-106
40 ILCS 5/16-163from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-163
40 ILCS 5/16-164from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-164
105 ILCS 5/Art. 1A heading
105 ILCS 5/1A-0.01 new
105 ILCS 5/1A-4from Ch. 122, par. 1A-4

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Department of Education Act and amends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, the Illinois State Auditing Act, the Illinois Pension Code, and the School Code. Creates the Department of Education, with a Secretary of Education as its head. Provides that all of the rights, powers, duties, and functions vested by law in the State Board of Education or the State Superintendent of Education (except the State Board of Education's duty under the Illinois Constitution to appoint a chief State educational officer) are transferred to the Department of Education on July 1, 2005. Provides for the transfer of personnel and property. Requires the Auditor General to conduct a financial audit of the State Board of Education. Provides that the State Board of Education's powers and duties are limited by law, as provided in the Illinois Constitution, to only the following: (i) the State Board of Education shall research current educational best practices and policies and shall report its findings to the Department of Education, (ii) the State Board of Education shall provide suggestions to the Department of Education as to the long-range implications of the practices and policies, and (iii) the State Board of Education shall consult with the Department of Education on all matters related to education-related topics. Makes other changes. Certain provisions effective July 1, 2004; other provisions effective July 1, 2005.

DateChamber Action
  2/5/2004HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jay C. Hoffman
  2/5/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Calvin L. Giles
  2/5/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  2/5/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Renee Kosel
  2/5/2004HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  2/5/2004HouseFirst Reading
  2/5/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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