(720 ILCS 5/21.2-5)
(from Ch. 38, par. 21.2-5)
For the purposes of this Article the words and phrases described in this
Section have the meanings designated in this Section, except when a
particular context clearly requires a different meaning.
"Public institution of education" means an educational
organization located in this State which provides an organized elementary, secondary, or post-high
school educational program, and which is supported in whole or in part by
appropriations of the General Assembly, a unit of local government or school district.
A person has received "due notice" if he, or the group of which he is a
part, has been given oral or written notice from an authorized
representative of the public institution of education in a manner
reasonably designated to inform him, or the group of which he is a part,
that he or they should cease such action or depart from such premises. The
notice may also be given by a printed or written notice forbidding entry
conspicuously posted or exhibited at the main entrance of the building or
other facility, or the forbidden part thereof.
"Force or violence" includes, but is not limited to, use of one's
person, individually or in concert with others, to impede access to or
movement within or otherwise to interfere with the conduct of the
authorized activities of the public institution of education, its
trustees, school board members, superintendent, principal, employees, students or invitees.
(Source: P.A. 96-807, eff. 1-1-10.)