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 Bill Status of HB3479  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Fred Crespo

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-21.9from Ch. 122, par. 10-21.9
105 ILCS 5/21B-45
105 ILCS 5/21B-80
105 ILCS 5/24-14from Ch. 122, par. 24-14
105 ILCS 5/34-18.5from Ch. 122, par. 34-18.5
105 ILCS 5/34-84bfrom Ch. 122, par. 34-84b

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that a check of the Statewide Sex Offender Database and Statewide Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Database must be conducted by the school district or regional superintendent, as applicable, once for every 5 years an applicant remains employed by a school district. Provides that no school board shall knowingly employ a person or knowingly allow a person to student teach who has been issued an indicated finding of abuse or neglect of a child by the Department of Children and Family Services under the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act or by a child welfare agency of another jurisdiction. Requires the State Board of Education to conduct random audits of Professional Educator Licensees to verify a licensee's fulfillment of required professional development hours. With regard to the conviction of certain offenses as grounds for disqualification for licensure or suspension or revocation of a license, provides that if the holder of a license or applicant for a license has been charged with attempting to commit, conspiring to commit, soliciting, or committing certain offenses, first degree murder, or a Class X felony or any offense committed or attempted in any other state or against the laws of the United States that, if committed or attempted in this State, would have been punishable as one or more of those offenses, the State Superintendent of Education shall immediately suspend the license or deny the application until the person's criminal charges are adjudicated through a court of competent jurisdiction. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  2/15/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2019HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/27/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 019-000-000
  3/29/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2019HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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