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Supporters say the measure makes decisions about special deals being struck at community colleges more transparent.

Opponents say the measure is an improper one-size-fits-all approach that takes away some of the power of various community college boards.

Either way, a vote to concur with a Senate amendment to House Bill 3593 failed Tuesday.

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Meanwhile, a resolution requesting the State’s Auditor General audit the College of DuPage passed several months ago and will be one of the final audits from current Auditor William Holland before he retires at the end of the year.

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