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 Bill Status of HB5655  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit - Dan Swanson - Michael J. Coffey, Jr. - Wayne A Rosenthal - Brandun Schweizer, Paul Jacobs, David Friess, Katie Stuart, Norine K. Hammond, Maurice A. West, II, Cyril Nichols, Sue Scherer, Emanuel "Chris" Welch, Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez, Suzanne M. Ness, Diane Blair-Sherlock, Debbie Meyers-Martin, Anna Moeller, Travis Weaver, Daniel Didech, Michelle Mussman, Joyce Mason, Gregg Johnson, Nicholas K. Smith, Jenn Ladisch Douglass, Mary Gill, Harry Benton, Michael J. Kelly, Chris Miller, Camille Y. Lilly, Anthony DeLuca, Sharon Chung, Patrick Windhorst, Dave Severin and Jason Bunting

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Mike Porfirio - Patrick J. Joyce - Michael E. Hastings - Christopher Belt - Steve McClure)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/21/2024HouseSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 167/15 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Higher Education Act. Provides that the governing board of each public institution of higher education shall adopt a policy to allow a student who is a member of the National Guard of any state, the District of Columbia, a commonwealth, or a territory of the United States or any reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States to submit classwork and complete any other class assignments missed due to the student participating in a drill required as a member of the National Guard or the reserve component.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that the policy shall apply to participation in other military obligations (not just drills).

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/9/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2024HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  3/6/2024HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 011-001-000
  3/7/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/12/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Swanson
  3/12/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
  3/12/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Wayne A Rosenthal
  3/12/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandun Schweizer
  3/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul Jacobs
  3/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Friess
  3/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  3/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cyril Nichols
  3/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  3/12/2024HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
  3/20/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/20/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch
  3/21/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Higher Education Committee
  3/21/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Higher Education Committee; 010-000-000
  4/11/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/11/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne M. Ness
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Travis Weaver
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregg Johnson
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jenn Ladisch Douglass
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Gill
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Benton
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Kelly
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/16/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  4/16/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sharon Chung
  4/19/2024HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 107-000-000
  4/19/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Windhorst
  4/19/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  4/19/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jason Bunting
  4/24/2024SenateArrive in Senate
  4/24/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/24/2024SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Mike Porfirio
  4/24/2024SenateFirst Reading
  4/24/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/30/2024SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  4/30/2024SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 10, 2024
  5/8/2024SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 009-000-000
  5/8/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 9, 2024
  5/8/2024SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
  5/8/2024SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/9/2024SenateSecond Reading
  5/9/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/9/2024SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  5/17/2024SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 24, 2024
  5/23/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mike Porfirio
  5/23/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/23/2024SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve McClure
  5/23/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Coffey, Jr.
  5/24/2024SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), the following amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments:
  5/24/2024SenateThird Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
  5/24/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/24/2024HousePassed Both Houses
  6/21/2024HouseSent to the Governor

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