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Public Act 097-0505





Public Act 097-0505
HB2870 EnrolledLRB097 06581 NHT 46666 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
22-65 as follows:
    (105 ILCS 5/22-65 new)
    Sec. 22-65. Enrollment information; children of military
personnel. At the time of annual enrollment or at any time
during the school year, a school district or a recognized
non-public school, except for sectarian non-public schools,
serving any of grades kindergarten through 12 shall provide,
either on its standard enrollment form or on a separate form,
the opportunity for the individual enrolling the student to
voluntarily state whether the student has a parent or guardian
who is a member of a branch of the armed forces of the United
States and who is either deployed to active duty or expects to
be deployed to active duty during the school year. Each school
district and recognized non-public school shall report this
enrollment information as aggregate data to the State Board of
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/23/2011