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 Bill Status of SB3266  96th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-GANG RESIST-BULLYING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - David Koehler - Mattie Hunter - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Antonio Muņoz and Emil Jones, III

House Sponsors
(Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough - William Davis - Barbara Flynn Currie - Lou Lang - Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., Fred Crespo, Jack D. Franks, Monique D. Davis, Cynthia Soto, Elizabeth Hernandez, Al Riley and Jehan A. Gordon)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/28/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0952

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-23.7
105 ILCS 5/27-23.9 new
30 ILCS 805/8.34 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. In provisions concerning bullying prevention, makes changes concerning the criteria for bullying, the written policy on bullying that schools must adopt (including posting requirements), and implementation of the written policy. Requires that schools maintain records concerning any bullying incidents. Adds provisions concerning criminal and civil immunity for specified parties. Adds provisions concerning gang resistance education and training for students. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/27-23.10 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. In a Section concerning bullying prevention education and gang resistance education and training, makes changes concerning the General Assembly's findings, provides for a definition of "bullying" instead of "bullying prevention", and removes the requirement that a school district make suitable provision for instruction in bullying prevention and gang resistance education and training. Provides that each school district and non-public, non-sectarian elementary or secondary school (instead of just school districts) shall create and maintain a policy on bullying. Provides that nothing in the bullying prevention provisions is intended to infringe upon any right to exercise free expression or the free exercise of religion or religiously based views protected under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution or under Section 3 or 4 of Article 1 of the Illinois Constitution. Provides for a School Bullying Prevention Task Force. Provides that each school district and non-public, non-sectarian elementary or secondary school in this State may make suitable provisions for instruction in gang resistance education and training. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2010SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/9/2010SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/16/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  2/24/2010SenateAssigned to Education
  3/3/2010SenateDo Pass Education; 006-003-001
  3/3/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 4, 2010
  3/11/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  3/17/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/18/2010SenateSecond Reading
  3/18/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 23, 2010
  3/19/2010SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As March 26, 2010
  3/23/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/23/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/23/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  3/24/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 008-000-000
  3/24/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/24/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/24/2010SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/24/2010SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Lightford
  3/24/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  3/24/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-002-000
  3/25/2010HouseArrived in House
  3/25/2010HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  3/25/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/25/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/25/2010HouseFirst Reading
  3/25/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/12/2010HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  4/19/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/20/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/20/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  4/21/2010HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 015-000-001
  4/21/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/22/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/22/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/22/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-000-000
  4/23/2010SenatePassed Both Houses
  4/23/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  4/23/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  4/23/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  5/21/2010SenateSent to the Governor
  6/28/2010SenateGovernor Approved
  6/28/2010SenateEffective Date June 28, 2010
  6/28/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0952

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