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 Bill Status of HB5720  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUC

House Sponsors
Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. - Mike Fortner

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Scott M. Bennett)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/28/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0647

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


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to establish a Task Force on Computer Science Education. Sets forth provisions concerning the members of the Task Force, Task Force voting, meetings of the Task Force, support for the Task Force, reporting to the General Assembly, and dissolution of the Task Force. Requires the Task Force to (1) analyze the current state of computer science education in this State; (2) analyze current computer science education laws in other jurisdictions, both mandated and permissive; (3) identify best practices in computer science education in other jurisdictions; (4) make recommendations to the General Assembly focused on substantially increasing computer science education and the capacity of youth to obtain the requisite knowledge, skills, and practices to be educated in computer science; and (5) make funding recommendations, if the Task Force's recommendations to the General Assembly would require a fiscal commitment. Repeals these provisions on July 1, 2018. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Includes the chief executive officer of the Chicago school district or his or her designee as a member of the Task Force on Computer Science Education.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  2/10/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  4/5/2016HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 025-000-000
  4/5/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 100-007-000
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  4/13/2016SenateArrive in Senate
  4/13/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 14, 2016
  4/14/2016SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  4/14/2016SenateFirst Reading
  4/14/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2016SenateAssigned to Education
  5/3/2016SenatePostponed - Education
  5/11/2016SenateDo Pass Education; 008-003-000
  5/11/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2016
  5/13/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  5/13/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/17/2016SenateSecond Reading
  5/17/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2016
  5/17/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  5/18/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 008-000-000
  5/25/2016SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/25/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Bennett
  5/25/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/25/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  5/25/2016HouseArrived in House
  5/25/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/26/2016HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  5/26/2016HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/26/2016HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/31/2016HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 102-014-000
  5/31/2016HouseHouse Concurs
  5/31/2016HousePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2016HouseSent to the Governor
  7/28/2016HouseGovernor Approved
  7/28/2016HouseEffective Date July 28, 2016
  7/28/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0647

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