Illinois
HOME | LAWS | ORGANIZATIONS | CASES | LEGISLATION | HEADLINES | COMMON CORE
Illinois

March 28, 2007

House Bill 232: Prohibiting Virtual Schools

Sponsor:
Rep. Monique D. Davis, Annazette Collins, Kevin Joyce and Esther Golar

Summary:
Prohibits the State Board of Education and school boards from establishing, maintaining, or in any way supporting any virtual schools or virtual classes for elementary or secondary students in this State. Amendment four has been introduced; if adopted it would develop a task force for monitoring virtual schools.

Status:

1/10/2007(House) Filed with the clerk by Rep. Monique D. Davis
1/19/2007(House) First reading
1/19/2007(House) Referred to Rules Committee
1/31/2007(House) Assigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
2/7/2007(House) Added chief co-sponsor Rep. Annazette Collins
2/7/2007(House) Added chief co-sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
2/7/2007(House) Added chief co-sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
2/21/2007(House) Added co-sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
2/22/2007(House) House Amendment No. 1 filed with clerk by Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
2/22/2007(House) House Amendment No. 1 adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee by voice vote
2/22/2007(House) Remains in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
3/1/2007(House) House Amendment No. 2 filed with clerk by Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
3/1/2007(House) House Amendment No. 2 adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee by voice vote
3/1/2007(House) Remains in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
3/2/2007(House) Remove chief co-sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
3/2/2007(House) Remove chief co-sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
3/14/2007(House) Committee Hearing at 8 a.m.
3/14/2007House Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
3/14/2007House Amendment No. 3 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; by Voice Vote
3/14/2007Motion Do Pass as Amended - Lost Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 009-009-003
3/14/2007Remains in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
3/20/2007(House) Do pass as amended / short debate Elementary and Secondary Education Committee; 013-003-000
3/20/2007(House) Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading—Short Debate
3/27/2007(House) House Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Monique D. Davis
3/27/2007(House) House Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA supports this bill.

Action Requested:
No action requested at this time.

Background:

For more information visit our Issues Library page on virtual charter schools.

 Other Resources

Bill Text

Bill History