Bill Status of HB3818 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: COMMISSION ON HIGHER ED-PRISON
Rep. Carol Ammons, Lindsey LaPointe, Will Guzzardi, Kelly M. Cassidy, Theresa Mah, Rita Mayfield, Dagmara Avelar, Lakesia Collins, Hoan Huynh and Anne Stava-Murray
| 3/27/2023||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Board of Higher Education Act. Requires the Board of Higher Education to establish the Commission on Higher Education in Prison. Provides that the Commission shall be responsible for assisting the Board in implementing and coordinating the recommendations of the Illinois Higher Education in Prison Task Force. Provides that within the first 3 months after its first meeting, the Commission shall identify recommendations to implement, with a minimum of 3 recommendations per year. Provides that any recommendations that are identified shall expand access to quality higher education in prison in this State and propel this State to being a national exemplar in the area. Sets forth provisions concerning Commission membership, meetings, responsibilities, and dissolution.