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 Bill Status of HB4983  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Cynthia Soto - Linda Chapa LaVia - Carol Sente - Barbara Flynn Currie, Barbara Wheeler, Arthur Turner, Daniel J. Burke, Elizabeth Hernandez, Mark Batinick, Robert W. Pritchard, Silvana Tabares, Luis Arroyo, Will Guzzardi, Edward J. Acevedo, Emanuel Chris Welch, John Cavaletto, Avery Bourne, Jack D. Franks and Carol Ammons

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Scott M. Bennett - Iris Y. Martinez - Linda Holmes - Don Harmon, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Neil Anderson, Chuck Weaver, Steve Stadelman, Melinda Bush, William Delgado, Patricia Van Pelt, Bill Cunningham, David S. Luechtefeld, Sue Rezin, Antonio Muñoz, Michael Connelly and Daniel Biss)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/12/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0780

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.167 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Establishes the State Global Scholar Certification Program to recognize public high school graduates who have attained global competence, sufficient for meaningful use in college and a career. Provides that school district participation in this certification is voluntary. Sets forth the purposes of certification. Requires the State Board of Education to adopt such rules as may be necessary to establish the criteria that students must achieve to earn certification, which shall minimally include attainment of units of credit in globally focused courses, service learning experiences, global collaboration and dialogue, and passage of a capstone project demonstrating global competency, as approved by the participating school district for this purpose. Sets forth the duties of the State Board and of participating school districts. Provides that no fee may be charged to a student. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/5/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/8/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/2/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  3/10/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  3/18/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  3/21/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/23/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/23/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  3/24/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  3/24/2016HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  4/4/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/4/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  4/5/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  4/5/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  4/5/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  4/5/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  4/5/2016HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 022-000-000
  4/5/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Cavaletto
  4/13/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
  4/14/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 106-005-000
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/14/2016SenateArrive in Senate
  4/14/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 18, 2016
  4/14/2016SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/15/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/18/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  4/18/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/18/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  4/18/2016SenateFirst Reading
  4/18/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/19/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Chuck Weaver
  4/19/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  4/19/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/19/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  4/20/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/21/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  4/21/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  4/22/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  4/22/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. David S. Luechtefeld
  4/22/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  4/26/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/27/2016SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  4/27/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 3, 2016
  4/28/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  5/3/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  5/18/2016SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2016
  5/26/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  5/26/2016HousePassed Both Houses
  6/24/2016HouseSent to the Governor
  8/12/2016HouseGovernor Approved
  8/12/2016HouseEffective Date August 12, 2016
  8/12/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0780

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