HB 5244

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 94th Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Mar 07, 2006
  • Passed House Mar 03, 2006
  • Senate
  • Governor

I-Connect Computer Tech Act

Abstract

Creates the I-Connect Computer Technology Act. Requires the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to establish and implement, with the advice of the I-Connect Advisory Board, the I-Connect Computer Advisory Program in order to provide 7th grade students in public schools and their teachers with portable computers. Sets forth standards for the Program. Establishes the I-Connect Computer Technology Advisory Board and sets forth qualifications for its members. Requires the Advisory Board, in conjunction with ISBE, to submit an annual report to the Governor and the General Assembly concerning the progress of the Program. Establishes the I-Connect Computer Technology Fund, a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that it is the sole duty of school districts, school administrators, and school teachers to make decisions relating to the use of portable computers provided by the Program. Amends the State Finance Act to create the I-Connect Computer Technology Fund. Amends the School Code to provide that participation in courses, seminars, or other courses of instruction that develop the technology skills of the teacher or that provide the teacher with skills for integration of technology into the classroom constitutes continuing professional development activities. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement by the State. Effective immediately.

Bill Sponsors (1)

Votes


Actions


Jan 09, 2007

House

Session Sine Die

Mar 07, 2006

Senate

Referred to Rules

Senate

First Reading

Senate

Arrive in Senate

Senate

Chief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading

Mar 03, 2006

House

Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 070-040-004

Mar 01, 2006

House

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

House

House Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted by Voice Vote

Feb 28, 2006

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Gary Hannig

House

House Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Computer Technology Committee; 005-000-000

House

Fiscal Note Filed As Amended by HA 3

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Annazette Collins

House

House Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Computer Technology Committee

Feb 24, 2006

House

House Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robin Kelly

House

House Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee

Feb 23, 2006

House

House Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee

House

House Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robin Kelly

Feb 22, 2006

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard T. Bradley

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey

Feb 21, 2006

House

Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos

House

Recalled to Second Reading - Short Debate

Feb 16, 2006

House

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg

House

Second Reading - Short Debate

Feb 14, 2006

House

Fiscal Note Filed As Amended by HA 1

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis

Feb 10, 2006

House

Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. William B. Black; As Amended

Feb 09, 2006

House

Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

House

Do Pass as Amended / Short Debate Computer Technology Committee; 007-000-000

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Computer Technology Committee

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Computer Technology Committee; by Voice Vote

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Wyvetter H. Younge

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin

Feb 08, 2006

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough

Feb 01, 2006

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Milton Patterson

Jan 31, 2006

House

Assigned to Computer Technology Committee

Jan 24, 2006

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis

House

Referred to Rules Committee

House

First Reading

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham

House

Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Robin Kelly

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Related Documents

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House Amendment 003
House Amendment 002
House Amendment 001

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