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 Bill Status of HB4956  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John Cavaletto

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Bill Cunningham)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/21B-48 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, every public university in this State that offers an educator preparation program must offer to those students enrolled in the educator preparation program a 3-year degree completion program. Provides that prior to implementation of the program, a public university shall submit to the Board of Higher Education the curriculum and requirements of its program for approval. Provides that upon completion of the program, a student shall receive a bachelor's degree and qualify for entitlement for licensure. Requires the Board of Higher Education, in consultation with the State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board and the State Board of Education, to adopt rules to implement the program. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John Cavaletto
  2/14/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2018HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight
  4/10/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight; 009-000-000
  4/10/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 096-011-002
  4/19/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  4/19/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/19/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  4/19/2018SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/25/2018SenateAssigned to Education
  5/2/2018SenatePostponed - Education
  5/9/2018SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (ED)
  5/11/2018SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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