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 Bill Status of HB3073  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. William Delgado - Cynthia Soto - Edward J. Acevedo - Joseph M. Lyons - Maria Antonia Berrios, Richard T. Bradley and Robert Rita

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Miguel del Valle - Iris Y. Martinez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/14C-8from Ch. 122, par. 14C-8
105 ILCS 5/21-1from Ch. 122, par. 21-1
105 ILCS 5/21-2from Ch. 122, par. 21-2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Replaces certain provisions concerning certificates valid for teaching in transitional bilingual education programs with provisions concerning transitional bilingual certificates. Provides that transitional bilingual certificates are valid for 2 years and may not be renewed more than 3 times. Establishes education requirements for renewal. Encourages a school district that employs a certificate holder to provide mentoring by an experienced teacher during the first 2 years that the holder's certificate is valid. Provides that an individual who completes 4 years of teaching after receiving a certificate qualifies for a Standard Teaching Certificate if certain requirements are met. In the Section requiring United States citizenship within 6 years after the date of issuance of a certificate to teach or supervise, allows the State Superintendent of Education to extend the 6-year time limit for a period of 2 years if the person certifies his or her intention to become a United States citizen and furnishes proof that he or she has filed an application for United States citizenship. Provides that upon the expiration of this extension period, the State Superintendent of Education may grant an additional extension of 2 years upon proof that the person's application for citizenship is pending. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. William Delgado
  2/26/2003HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/26/2003HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2003HouseAssigned to Elementary and Secondary Education Committee
  3/6/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary and Secondary Education Committee; 016-000-000
  3/6/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  4/1/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Joseph M. Lyons
  4/1/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  4/1/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard T. Bradley
  4/1/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  4/1/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/2/2003SenateArrive in Senate
  4/2/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 3, 2003
  4/17/2003SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Miguel del Valle
  4/29/2003SenateFirst Reading
  4/29/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  4/30/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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