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 Bill Status of HB3281  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-SUSPEND/EXPEL-ELEC THRT

House Sponsors
Rep. Sidney H. Mathias - Sandra M. Pihos - Darlene J. Senger - David Harris - John D. Cavaletto, Patricia R. Bellock, Michael G. Connelly and Dwight Kay

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Emil Jones, III )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/12/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0340

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-22.6from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.6


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that the gross disobedience or misconduct for which a school board (except Chicago) may expel pupils includes that perpetuated by electronic means. Provides that a school board (including Chicago) may suspend or by regulation authorize the superintendent of the district or the principal, assistant principal, or dean of students of any school to suspend a student for a certain period of time or may expel a student for a definite period of time if (i) that student has been determined to have made an explicit threat on an Internet website against a school employee, a student, or any school-related personnel, (ii) the Internet website through which the threat was made is a site that was accessible within the school at the time the threat was made or was available to third parties who worked or studied within the school grounds at the time the threat was made, and (iii) the threat could be reasonably interpreted as threatening to the safety and security of the threatened individual because of his or her duties or employment status or status as a student inside the school.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/34-19from Ch. 122, par. 34-19

Further amends the School Code. Allows the Chicago Board of Education to expel, suspend, or otherwise discipline any pupil found guilty of gross disobedience or misconduct perpetuated by electronic means.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/24/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/24/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/24/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Darlene J. Senger
  2/24/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  2/24/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  2/24/2011HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/24/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/24/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2011HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/14/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/14/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 022-000-000
  3/16/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/16/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/16/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/17/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 024-000-000
  3/29/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael G. Connelly
  4/1/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/1/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  4/5/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 102-000-000
  4/6/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/6/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 7, 2011
  4/8/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/11/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/11/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2011SenateAssigned to Education
  5/5/2011SenateDo Pass Education; 009-000-000
  5/5/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 6, 2011
  5/6/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/6/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 10, 2011
  5/17/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/17/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  6/15/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  8/12/2011HouseGovernor Approved
  8/12/2011HouseEffective Date January 1, 2012
  8/12/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0340

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