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 Bill Status of HJRCA0013  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. William B. Black - Kenneth Dunkin - Cynthia Soto and Luis Arroyo

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/2/2010HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46
ILCON Art. X, Sec. 1 

Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend Section 1 of Article X of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that a fundamental right (instead of goal) of the People of the State is the educational development of all persons to the limits of their capacities. Provides that it is the paramount duty of the State to provide for a thorough and efficient system of high quality public education institutions and services and to guarantee equality of educational opportunity as a fundamental right of each citizen (instead of requiring the State to provide for an efficient system of high quality public education institutions and services). Provides that the State has the preponderant financial responsibility (instead of the primary responsibility) for financing the system of public education. Effective upon being declared adopted in accordance with Section 7 of the Illinois Constitutional Amendment Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. William B. Black
  2/9/2009HouseRead in Full a First Time
  2/9/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/11/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  3/24/2009HouseMotion Filed to Discharge Rules Committee Rep. William B. Black
  8/16/2009HouseRule 19(b) / Motion Referred to Rules Committee; (Motion to Discharge Committee)
  5/2/2010HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46

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