Sen. Christopher Belt

Filed: 5/15/2019





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3086 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The School Code is amended by renumbering and
5changing Section 27-23.11, as added by Public Act 100-1139, as
7    (105 ILCS 5/27-23.12)
8    Sec. 27-23.12 27-23.11. Emotional Intelligence and Social
9and Emotional Learning Task Force. The Emotional Intelligence
10and Social and Emotional Learning Task Force is created to
11develop curriculum and assessment guidelines and best
12practices on emotional intelligence and social and emotional
13learning, including strategies and instruction to address the
14needs of students with anger management issues. The Task Force
15shall consist of the State Superintendent of Education or his
16or her designee and all of the following members, appointed by



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1the State Superintendent:
2        (1) A representative of a school district organized
3    under Article 34 of this Code.
4        (2) A representative of a statewide organization
5    representing school boards.
6        (3) A representative of a statewide organization
7    representing individuals holding professional educator
8    licenses with school support personnel endorsements under
9    Article 21B of this Code, including school social workers,
10    school psychologists, and school nurses.
11        (4) A representative of a statewide organization
12    representing children's mental health experts.
13        (5) A representative of a statewide organization
14    representing school principals.
15        (6) An employee of a school under Article 13A of this
16    Code.
17        (7) A school psychologist employed by a school district
18    in Cook County.
19        (8) Representatives of other appropriate State
20    agencies, as determined by the State Superintendent.
21    Members appointed by the State Superintendent shall serve
22without compensation but shall be reimbursed for their
23reasonable and necessary expenses from funds appropriated to
24the State Board of Education for that purpose, including
25travel, subject to the rules of the appropriate travel control
26board. The Task Force shall meet at the call of the State



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1Superintendent. The State Board of Education shall provide
2administrative and other support to the Task Force.
3    The Task Force shall develop age-appropriate, emotional
4intelligence and social and emotional learning curriculum and
5assessment guidelines and best practices for elementary
6schools and high schools. The guidelines shall, at a minimum,
7include teaching how to recognize, direct, and positively
8express emotions. The Task Force must also make recommendations
9on the funding of appropriate services and the availability of
10sources of funding, including, but not limited to, federal
11funding, to address social and emotional learning. The Task
12Force shall complete the guidelines and recommendations on or
13before March 1, 2020 January 1, 2019. Upon completion of the
14guidelines and recommendations the Task Force is dissolved.
15(Source: P.A. 100-1139, eff. 11-28-18; revised 12-19-18.)".