Rep. Mary E. Flowers

Filed: 3/29/2011





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1478 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Sections
510-21.11 and 34-18.13 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/10-21.11)  (from Ch. 122, par. 10-21.11)
7    Sec. 10-21.11. Infectious disease policies and rules. To
8develop policies and adopt rules relating to the appropriate
9manner of managing children with chronic infectious diseases,
10not inconsistent with guidelines published by the State Board
11of Education and the Illinois Department of Public Health. Such
12policies and rules must include evaluation of students with a
13chronic infectious disease on an individual case-by-case
14basis, and may include different provisions for different age
15groups, classes of instruction, types of educational
16institution, and other reasonable classifications, as the



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1school board may find appropriate. School boards are urged,
2under these policies and rules, to allow students to wash their
3hands with a soap or detergent if they wish to do so.
4    This requirement applies to all school districts and public
5schools of this State, including special charter districts,
6Department of Corrections school districts, laboratory schools
7operated by the governing board of a public university, and
8alternative schools operated by a regional superintendent of
10(Source: P.A. 86-890; 86-1028.)
11    (105 ILCS 5/34-18.13)  (from Ch. 122, par. 34-18.13)
12    Sec. 34-18.13. Infectious disease policies and rules. The
13Board of Education shall develop policies and adopt rules
14relating to the appropriate manner of managing children with
15chronic infectious diseases, not inconsistent with guidelines
16published by the State Board of Education and the Illinois
17Department of Public Health. Such policies and rules must
18include evaluation of students with a chronic infectious
19disease on an individual case-by-case basis, and may include
20different provisions for different age groups, classes of
21instruction, types of educational institution, and other
22reasonable classifications, as the Board may find appropriate.
23The Board is urged, under these policies and rules, to allow
24students to wash their hands with a soap or detergent if they
25wish to do so.



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1(Source: P.A. 86-890; 86-1028.)".