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 Bill Status of SB1375  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael E. Hastings - Jacqueline Y. Collins and Steven M. Landek

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-3from Ch. 122, par. 27-3
105 ILCS 5/27A-11.10 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. In provisions that prohibit a student from receiving a certificate of graduation without passing a satisfactory examination upon the subjects of American patriotism and the principles of representative government and the proper use and display of the American flag, provides that the examination for high school students must include test questions that are identical to the 100 test questions listed in the civics portion of the naturalization test used by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, and a pupil may not be considered to have satisfactorily passed the examination without correctly answering at least 60 of those 100 questions. Also requires this testing in charter schools.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/18/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2015SenateAssigned to Education
  3/3/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/4/2015SenatePostponed - Education
  3/11/2015SenatePostponed - Education
  3/18/2015SenatePostponed - Education
  3/24/2015SenatePostponed - Education
  3/27/2015SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/15/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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