Bill Status of SB3594  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  ILL ARTICULATION INITIATIVE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Cristina Castro

House Sponsors
(Rep. Katie Stuart)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/13/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 152/15


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Articulation Initiative Act. In the provisions concerning participation, provides that all public institutions of higher education shall submit and maintain at least one core course (instead of up to 4 core courses) in each of the Illinois Articulation Initiative majors, provided that the public institution has equivalent majors and courses. Provides that if a public institution does not have an equivalent major, lower-division courses, or both, that align with the major panel's descriptors and course approval criteria, then the public institution shall be considered to be compliant with those provisions, as determined by the director of the Illinois Articulation Initiative. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Articulation Initiative Act. In the provisions concerning participation, provides that if, in a given academic year, a public institution does not have an equivalent major, lower-division courses, or both that align with the major panel's descriptors and course approval criteria, then the public institution shall be considered to be compliant with those provisions for that academic year, as determined by the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board, in coordination with the director of the Illinois Articulation Initiative. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/9/2024SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/20/2024SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  2/22/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/22/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/28/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Higher Education
  3/6/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/6/2024SenateDo Pass as Amended Higher Education; 011-000-000
  3/6/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 7, 2024
  3/14/2024SenateSecond Reading
  3/14/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 20, 2024
  4/10/2024SenateThird Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
  4/10/2024HouseArrived in House
  4/10/2024HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  4/11/2024HouseFirst Reading
  4/11/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/15/2024HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  5/1/2024HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 012-000-000
  5/2/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2024HouseThird Reading/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 24, 2024