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ILHB0246EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must include the roles and contributions of all people protected under the Illinois Human Rights Act and must be non-discr...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0037EnrollAmends the State Board of Education - Powers and Duties Article of the School Code. Makes the State Seal of Biliteracy available to both public and non-public high school graduates (rather than public high school graduates only) who have attained a h...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2265EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school shall include in its 6th, 7th, or 8th grade curriculum, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, at least one semester of civics education; specifies course content requirements an...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1746EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to issuing bonds not to exceed a certain amount for the purpose of creating, recreating, or increasing a working cash fund, adds to that amount 85% of the most recent amount of all State funding received by the sch...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1731EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to the in-service training program on the warning signs of mental illness and suicidal behavior in youth, provides that the program must utilize evidence-based training that educates the participants on (i) recogni...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1694EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to the prerequisites to receiving a high school diploma, provides that each pupil entering the 9th grade in the 2020-2021 school year or a subsequent school year must, in addition to other course requirements, succ...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1601EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to the required history of the United States course, provides that, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, the course must also include instruction on the history of Illinois.
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1658EnrollAmends the School Code to create the Office of School Safety within the State Board of Education. Provides for the Office's duties. Requires the Office to create a grant program for expenditures related to improving school safety. Provides that grant...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2124EnrollAmends the School Code. Adds pneumatic guns, spring guns, paint ball guns, and B-B guns that have specified features and that are brought to school, any school-sponsored activity or event, or any activity or event that bears a reasonable relationship...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1941EnrollAmends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school district...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1475EnrollCreates the Seizure Smart School Act. Provides for legislative findings and defines terms. Requires the parent or guardian of a student with epilepsy who seeks assistance with epilepsy-related care in a school setting to submit a seizure action plan ...
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2019-06-20
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILSB1392EnrollAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires that the Agency define "microplastics" and examine the role of microplastics in public drinking water. Requires the Agency to publicly disclose the results of its testing and reporting. Provides that ...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1460EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that priority in the distribution of funds appropriated for the Illinois Teaching Excellence Program must be given to a qualified educator employed by an Organizational Unit assigned to Tier 1 under the evidence-based...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3652EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, in assisting all students with a college or post-secondary education plan, a school counselor must include a discussion on all post-secondary education options, including 4-year colleges or universities, communi...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3659EnrollAmends the Charter Schools Article of the School Code. Provides that, no later than one year after the effective date of the amendatory Act, a charter school's board of directors or other governing body must include at least one parent or guardian of...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0447EnrollAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the powers and duties of the State Board of Education.
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0450EnrollAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning block grants for school districts other than the Chicago school district.
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0209EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to special education joint agreements, provides that under no circumstances may a petition for withdrawal from a joint agreement be presented to other member districts less than 18 months from the date of the propo...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2087EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that a school district's decision to allow a student to take a portion of a driver education course through a distance learning program must be determined on a case-by-case basis and must be approved by the student's ...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1250EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires a school district, public school, or nonpublic school to permit a student diagnosed with a pancreatic insufficiency to self-administer and self-manage his or her pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy if the parent or ...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2177EnrollAmends 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 th...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2205EnrollAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. With regard to a proposed school closure, requires the chief executive officer to publish on the school district's website a full financial report on the closure that includes an analysis...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2868EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to develop a work-based learning database to help facilitate relationships between school districts and businesses and expand work-based learning in this State; defines "work-based learnin...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2940EnrollAmends the Nuclear Safety Law of 2004. Provides that subject to appropriation (currently, not subject to appropriation), the Illinois Emergency Management Agency shall study specified items in the formulation of State nuclear power policy. Repeals th...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0355EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to a Professional Educator License renewal, provides that, beginning with the next 5-year renewal cycle after the effective date of the amendatory Act, no less than 15 of the 120 required hours of professional deve...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0921EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that if an educational support personnel employee is removed or dismissed as a result of a decision of the school board to decrease the number of educational support personnel employed by the board or to discontinue s...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2272EnrollAmends the School Code and the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that, on and after September 1, 2019, all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "excellent", "proficient", or "needs improvement" are considered "effective" and all t...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2605EnrollAmends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. With regard to the speech-language pathologist provision, provides that notwithstanding the requirements of the provision, a Professional Educator License with a school support personn...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2802EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to boards of education in school districts having a population of not fewer than 1,000 and not more than 500,000 inhabitants, provides that if, whenever a vacancy occurs, members of the board fail to fill the vacan...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2822EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that the State Board of Education's school report cards must include the most current data on the percentage of students who participated in job shadowing, the percentage of students who have completed an internship, ...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3249EnrollCreates the First 2019 General Revisory Act. Combines multiple versions of Sections amended by more than one Public Act. Renumbers Sections of various Acts to eliminate duplication. Corrects obsolete cross-references and technical errors. Makes styli...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2982EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to criminal history records checks and checks of the Statewide Sex Offender Database and Statewide Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Database, provides that if a criminal history records check or check of...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3435EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a policy of accident and health insurance or a managed care plan shall provide coverage for epinephrine injectors for persons 18 years of age or under. Makes conforming changes in the State Employees ...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3462EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that a school district may include in its curriculum a unit of instruction on hunting education that includes instruction on hunting safety. Requires the State Board of Education to prepare and make available to schoo...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2096PassAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, removes a provision requiring the State Board of Education to preapprove and designate textbooks authorized to be purchased under the program; makes a related change. With regar...
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2019-06-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0017
ILSB0028PassAmends the School Code. Provides that for a pupil of legal school age and in kindergarten or any of grades 1 through 12, a day of attendance shall be counted only for sessions of not less than 5 clock hours of school work per day under direct supervi...
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2019-06-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0012
ILHB2078EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than (i) $32,076 for the 2020-2021 school year, (ii) $34,576 for the 2021-2022 school year, (iii) ...
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2019-06-01
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
ILHB2627EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that a student may not be questioned or detained at a school site at which students are detained in connection with criminal charges or allegations, taken into custody, or engaged with law enforcement personnel withou...
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2019-06-01
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3086EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that a school board shall require its schools to either connect at-risk students with anger management classes offered in the community or conduct their own anger management classes for at-risk students. Provides that...
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2019-06-01
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3586EnrollAmends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Provides that, for the Chicago School District only, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, the school district shall, in collaboration with its primary office overseeing special ed...
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2019-06-01
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0190EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, a school board shall require its schools to connect at-risk students in need of academic support to either community-based or in-school academic support; defines "at-ris...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0010EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than (i) $32,076 for the 2020-2021 school year, (ii) $34,576 for the 2021-2022 school year, (iii) ...
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB0449EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a financial oversight panel's powers.
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB1272EngrossAmends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Provides that if a speech-language pathologist holds a regular State license as a speech-language pathologist, he or she does not need to meet other requirements to be issued a Profess...
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB1226EnrollAmends the State Finance Act and the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Provides that on July 1, 2020, the State Charter School Commission is abolished and the terms of all members end. Provides that all of the powers, duties, assets, liabilitie...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2170EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to the State Seal of Biliteracy program, provides that if the State Board of Education establishes criteria that includes the use of the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section of the SAT college admissions test...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1213EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, on and after September 1, 2019, all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "excellent", "proficient", or "needs improvement" are considered "effective" and all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "unsatisfa...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1498EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the State Board of Education must develop an Agricultural Education Pre-Service Teacher Training Program beginning at the secondary level that provides grants to (i) students who qualif...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1371EnrollAmends the School Code. Defines "temporary door locking device". Provides that, upon submitting an application to the regional superintendent of schools, a school district may obtain a temporary door locking device for use on a school building. Speci...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3244EngrossAmends the Counties Code. Provides that counties may impose a tax to be used exclusively for school facility purposes, school resources officers, or mental health professionals (rather than exclusively for school facility purposes). Adds referendum l...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
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