IL HB5852 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on October 9 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-11-10 - Referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the School Code to create the Mental Health Task Force for Communication, Intelligence, Empathy, Emotion, and Empowerment. Provides that the purpose of the task force is to explore and determine a method and program for all students in primary and secondary school to receive mandated mental health care. Sets forth the membership of the task force. Contains provisions concerning the intent of the program, the goals of mandated health care, and task force meetings, duties, and reporting. Repeals these provisions on January 1, 2023. Effective immediately.

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2020-11-10HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2020-11-10HouseFirst Reading
2020-10-20HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
2020-10-15HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2020-10-09HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deb Conroy

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105522-90New CodeSee Bill Text

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