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 Bill Status of HB4256  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-EDUCATOR EVALUATIONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Tony McCombie - Thomas M. Bennett and Norine K. Hammond

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Julie A. Morrison and Brian W. Stewart)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/6/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0729

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/24A-5from Ch. 122, par. 24A-5
105 ILCS 5/24A-7from Ch. 122, par. 24A-7
105 ILCS 5/24A-15


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Employment of Teachers Article of the School Code. In provisions related to the content of evaluation plans, allows a school district to waive, for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years only, the evaluation requirement of any teacher in contractual continued service whose performance during the last school year in which the teacher was evaluated was rated as either "excellent" or "proficient". In regard to rules adopted by the State Board of Education concerning educator evaluations, for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years only, provides that factors related to methods of measuring student growth may not be used in any educator evaluation. In regard to the development of an evaluation plan for principals and assistant principals, allows a school district to waive, for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years only, the evaluation requirement of any principal or assistant principal whose performance during the last school year in which the teacher was evaluated was rated as either "excellent" or "proficient". Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/24A-7from Ch. 122, par. 24A-7

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes. In provisions concerning the content of evaluation plans, for the 2022-2023 school year only if the Governor has declared a disaster due to a public health emergency (rather than for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years only), allows a school district to waive the evaluation requirement of any teacher in contractual continued service whose performance during the last school year in which the teacher was evaluated was rated as either "excellent" or "proficient". In provisions concerning the development of an evaluation plan for principals and assistant principals, for the 2022-2023 school year only if the Governor has declared a disaster due to a public health emergency (rather than for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years only), allows a school district to waive the evaluation requirement of any principal or assistant principal whose performance during the last school year in which the principal or assistant principal was evaluated was rated as either "excellent" or "proficient". Removes the provisions making changes concerning rules adopted by the State Board of Education related to educator evaluations. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Provides that a school district may waive the evaluation requirement of all (instead of any) teachers, principals, or assistant principals rated "excellent" or "proficient" during the last school year in which the teachers, principals, or assistant principals were evaluated.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 4
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/34-85c

Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that for the 2022-2023 school year only, if the Governor has declared a disaster due to a public health emergency, the school district may waive the evaluation requirement of any teacher in contractual continued service whose performance was rated as either "excellent" or "proficient" during the last school year in which the teacher was evaluated.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tony McCombie
  12/7/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  1/5/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/5/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/19/2022HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  2/2/2022HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; 009-000-000
  2/9/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  2/17/2022HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  2/17/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  2/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  3/1/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/2/2022HouseRemoved from Consent Calendar Status Rep. Greg Harris
  3/2/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 085-007-001
  3/4/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/4/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/4/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/4/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/4/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/16/2022SenateAssigned to Education
  3/17/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/17/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/22/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  3/22/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/22/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/22/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/23/2022SenateDo Pass as Amended Education; 012-000-000
  3/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/23/2022SenateSecond Reading
  3/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 24, 2022
  3/25/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/25/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  3/25/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/25/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  3/28/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Education
  3/28/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Assignments Refers to Education
  3/29/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 013-000-000
  3/29/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 013-000-000
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Brian W. Stewart
  3/31/2022SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/31/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Morrison
  3/31/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted; Morrison
  3/31/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 050-004-000
  3/31/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  3/31/2022HouseArrived in House
  3/31/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 3, 4
  3/31/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Tony McCombie
  3/31/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Tony McCombie
  3/31/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Tony McCombie
  3/31/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  4/5/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  4/5/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  4/5/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  4/6/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; 009-000-000
  4/6/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; 009-000-000
  4/6/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; 009-000-000
  4/7/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 109-000-000
  4/7/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 House Concurs 109-000-000
  4/7/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 House Concurs 109-000-000
  4/7/2022HouseHouse Concurs
  4/7/2022HousePassed Both Houses
  4/20/2022HouseSent to the Governor
  5/6/2022HouseGovernor Approved
  5/6/2022HouseEffective Date May 6, 2022
  5/6/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0729

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