IL HB2177 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Enrolled on May 21 2019 - 75% progression
Action: 2019-06-19 - Sent to the Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Amends the School Code. Provides that, upon request, the school board of a school district that maintains grades 10 through 12 may posthumously award a diploma to any service member who was killed in action while performing active military duty in the armed forces of the United States if he or she: (1) resided in an area currently within the district; (2) left high school before graduating to serve in the armed forces of the United States; and (3) did not receive a high school diploma. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2019-05-21 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 55 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-03-27 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 113 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-06-19HouseSent to the Governor
2019-05-21HousePassed Both Houses
2019-05-21SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
2019-05-21SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
2019-05-21SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
2019-05-17SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 20, 2019
2019-05-17SenateSecond Reading
2019-05-02SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 7, 2019
2019-05-02SenateDo Pass Education; 011-000-000
2019-04-26SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
2019-04-24SenateAssigned to Education
2019-03-27SenateReferred to Assignments
2019-03-27SenateFirst Reading
2019-03-27SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
2019-03-27SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2019-03-27SenateArrive in Senate
2019-03-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith P. Sommer
2019-03-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
2019-03-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
2019-03-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
2019-03-27HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
2019-03-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Blaine Wilhour
2019-03-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
2019-03-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
2019-03-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron
2019-03-19HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2019-03-19HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2019-02-28HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karina Villa
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven Reick
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
2019-02-27HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
2019-02-27HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
2019-02-27HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
2019-02-27HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
2019-02-27HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 020-000-000
2019-02-19HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
2019-02-07HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-02-07HouseFirst Reading
2019-02-06HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael D. Unes

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105522-27Amended CodeCitation Text

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