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 Bill Status of SB2968  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  DEMOGRAPHIC DATA COLLECTION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/7/2024SenatePostponed - Human Rights

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 65/20-15


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Data Governance and Organization to Support Equity and Racial Justice Act. Provides that, when the State Board of Education and specified Departments report demographic data, they shall use the same classifications as the Governor's Office of Equity, or other classifications as designated by the Governor, to develop a common set of racial and ethnic classifications for use by the Board and Department. Provides that the demographic classifications established shall be reviewed and updated as necessary every 5 years. Provides for exemptions from this reporting requirement. Provides that the Governor's Office of Equity shall establish a project implementation team to oversee the implementation of the Act. Provides that the Governor's Office of Equity or other entity as the Governor may designate shall work in conjunction with the Department of Innovation and Technology to identify and provide advice on common technological processes and procedures. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  1/31/2024SenateFirst Reading
  1/31/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/6/2024SenateAssigned to Human Rights
  3/7/2024SenatePostponed - Human Rights
  3/15/2024SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 5, 2024
  4/5/2024SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 19, 2024
  4/12/2024SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2024

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