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 Bill Status of SB3249  100th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather A. Steans - David Koehler - Emil Jones, III - Toi W. Hutchinson - Daniel Biss, Cristina Castro, Omar Aquino, Melinda Bush, Julie A. Morrison, Kimberly A. Lightford and Iris Y. Martinez

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/14/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 10, 2018

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.155
105 ILCS 5/27-21from Ch. 122, par. 27-21
105 ILCS 5/27-23.11 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must accurately portray the diversity of our society, including the role and contributions of people protected under the Illinois Human Rights Act, and must be non-discriminatory as to certain characteristics under the Act. Provides that the teaching of history of the United States in public schools shall include a study of the role and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the history of this country and this State. Requires every public elementary school and high school to include in its curriculum a unit of instruction studying the significant role of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals in society. Specifies instruction requirements. Requires the regional superintendent of schools to monitor a school district's compliance with the curriculum requirements. Effective July 1, 2019.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/16/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/16/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/21/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/21/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  2/21/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  2/21/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  2/27/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/27/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  2/27/2018SenateAssigned to Education
  2/28/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/13/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/14/2018SenateDo Pass Education; 009-002-000
  3/14/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 10, 2018
  3/29/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/29/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/4/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/11/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 008-000-003
  4/11/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez

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