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 Bill Status of SB2872  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Rachel Ventura and Mike Simmons

House Sponsors
(Rep. Laura Faver Dias - Anne Stava-Murray, Sharon Chung, Joyce Mason, Terra Costa Howard, Anna Moeller, Katie Stuart, Ann M. Williams, Debbie Meyers-Martin, Suzanne M. Ness, Mary Beth Canty, Kelly M. Cassidy, Michelle Mussman, Barbara Hernandez, William "Will" Davis, Mary Gill, Kevin John Olickal, Rita Mayfield, Camille Y. Lilly, Norma Hernandez and Lilian Jiménez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/14/2024SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-23.17 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Courses of Study Article of the School Code. Provides that each school district shall provide to students, in addition to and not substituting recess, at least once a week, relaxation activities to enhance the mental and physical health of students as part of the school day. Specifies which activities may be considered relaxation activities. Provides that a school district may partner with local community-based organizations to provide relaxation activities. Provides that these activities may take place in a physical education class, social-emotional learning class, or student-support or advisory class or as a part of another similar class, including a new class.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the relaxation activities may (instead of shall) be provided for at least 20 minutes a week (instead of at least once a week). Provides that a school district may partner with public and private community organizations (instead of local community-based organizations) to provide relaxation activities.

DateChamber Action
  1/24/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Rachel Ventura
  1/24/2024SenateFirst Reading
  1/24/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/6/2024SenateAssigned to Education
  2/21/2024SenatePostponed - Education
  3/7/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Rachel Ventura
  3/7/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/12/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  3/12/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/13/2024SenateDo Pass as Amended Education; 008-003-000
  3/13/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 14, 2024
  3/14/2024SenateSecond Reading
  3/14/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 20, 2024
  4/10/2024SenateThird Reading - Passed; 036-019-000
  4/10/2024HouseArrived in House
  4/10/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  4/12/2024HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Laura Faver Dias
  4/12/2024HouseFirst Reading
  4/12/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/15/2024HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  5/1/2024HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 010-005-000
  5/1/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/8/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/8/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2024HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 071-040-000
  5/16/2024SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sharon Chung
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne M. Ness
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Beth Canty
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William "Will" Davis
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Gill
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin John Olickal
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Norma Hernandez
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lilian Jiménez
  6/14/2024SenateSent to the Governor

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