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Public Act 097-1102


 

Public Act 1102 97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 097-1102
 
SB3374 EnrolledLRB097 19816 NHT 65090 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
22-75 as follows:
 
    (105 ILCS 5/22-75 new)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on September 1, 2013)
    Sec. 22-75. Enhance Physical Education Task Force.
    (a) The Enhance Physical Education Task Force is
established. The task force shall consist of the following
voting members:
        (1) a member of the General Assembly, appointed by the
    Speaker of the House of Representatives;
        (2) a member of the General Assembly, appointed by the
    Minority Leader of the House of Representatives;
        (3) a member of the General Assembly, appointed by the
    President of the Senate;
        (4) a member of the General Assembly, appointed by the
    Minority Leader of the Senate;
        (5) the Lieutenant Governor or his or her designee;
        (6) the State Superintendent of Education or his or her
    designee, who shall serve as a co-chairperson of the task
    force;
        (7) the Director of Public Health or his or her
    designee, who shall serve as a co-chairperson of the task
    force;
        (8) the chief executive officer of City of Chicago
    School District 299 or his or her designee;
        (9) 2 representatives from a statewide organization
    representing health, physical education, recreation, and
    dance, appointed by the head of that organization;
        (10) a representative of City of Chicago School
    District 299, appointed by the Chicago Board of Education;
        (11) 2 representatives of a statewide professional
    teachers' organization, appointed by the head of that
    organization;
        (12) 2 representatives of a different statewide
    professional teachers' organization, appointed by the head
    of that organization;
        (13) a representative of an organization representing
    professional teachers in a city having a population
    exceeding 500,000, appointed by the head of that
    organization;
        (14) a representative of a statewide organization
    representing principals, appointed by the head of that
    organization;
        (15) a representative of a statewide organization
    representing school administrators, appointed by the head
    of that organization;
        (16) a representative of a statewide organization
    representing school boards, appointed by the head of that
    organization;
        (17) a representative of a statewide organization
    representing school business officials, appointed by the
    head of that organization;
        (18) a representative of a statewide organization
    representing parents, appointed by the head of that
    organization;
        (19) a representative of a national research and
    advocacy organization focused on cardiovascular health and
    wellness, appointed by the head of that organization;
        (20) a representative of an organization that
    advocates for healthy school environments, appointed by
    the head of that organization;
        (21) a representative of a not-for-profit organization
    serving children and youth, appointed by the head of that
    organization; and
        (22) a representative of a not-for-profit organization
    that partners to promote prevention and improve public
    health systems that maximize the health and quality of life
    of the people of this State, appointed by the head of that
    organization.
Additional members may be appointed to the task force with the
approval of the task force's co-chairpersons.
    (b) The task force shall meet at the call of the
co-chairpersons, with the initial meeting of the task force
being held as soon as possible after the effective date of this
amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly.
    (c) The State Board of Education and the Department of
Public Health shall provide assistance and necessary staff
support services to the task force.
    (d) The purpose of the task force is to promote and
recommend enhanced physical education programs that can be
integrated with a broader wellness strategy and health
curriculum in elementary and secondary schools in this State,
including educating and promoting leadership on enhanced
physical education among school district and school officials;
developing and utilizing metrics to assess the impact of
enhanced physical education; promoting training and
professional development in enhanced physical education for
teachers and other school and community stakeholders;
identifying and seeking local, State, and national resources to
support enhanced physical education; and such other strategies
as may be identified by the task force.
    (e) The task force shall make recommendations to the
Governor and the General Assembly on Goals 19, 20, 21, 22, 23,
and 24 of the Illinois Learning Standards for Physical
Development and Health. The task force shall focus on updating
the standards based on research in neuroscience that impacts
the relationship between physical activity and learning.
    (f) On or before August 31, 2013, the task force must make
recommendations and file a report with the Governor and the
General Assembly.
    (g) This Section is repealed on September 1, 2013.
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 08/27/2012