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 Bill Status of HB3179  9th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John D. Cavaletto - Roger L. Eddy - Jerry L. Mitchell - Donald L. Moffitt - Sandra M. Pihos and Dwight Kay

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John O. Jones)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/28/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0218

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/26-2afrom Ch. 122, par. 26-2a

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that a chronic or habitual truant shall be defined as a child who is subject to compulsory school attendance and who is absent without valid cause from such attendance for 5% (instead of 10%) or more of the previous 180 regular attendance days. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/23/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  2/24/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/24/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2011HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/9/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 023-000-000
  3/9/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  3/9/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  3/9/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  3/9/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  3/17/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  3/30/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-006-001
  3/31/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  3/31/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/31/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John O. Jones
  3/31/2011SenateFirst Reading
  3/31/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2011SenateAssigned to Education
  5/5/2011SenateDo Pass Education; 009-000-000
  5/5/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 6, 2011
  5/6/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/6/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 10, 2011
  5/12/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/12/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  6/10/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  7/28/2011HouseGovernor Approved
  7/28/2011HouseEffective Date July 28, 2011
  7/28/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0218

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