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 Bill Status of HB4029  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Maurice A. West, II - Rita Mayfield

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-20.73 new
105 ILCS 5/34-18.66 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Requires school districts with a population of 3,000 or more students to interview a minimum percentage of minority candidates for teaching positions. Exempts teaching positions within an English as a Second Language program from the requirement. Sets forth the formula for the school district to use to calculate the minimum percentage required. Provides that if the school district is unable to interview the required minimum percentage of minority candidates for 2 consecutive years, the school district must implement a program for school district employees interested in obtaining a Professional Educator License. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/7/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  1/8/2020HouseFirst Reading
  1/8/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/29/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/4/2020HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter School
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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