Synopsis As Introduced Amends the School Code. Makes changes to provisions relating to a school district's policy addressing the sexual abuse of children. Provides that the policy must be adopted and implemented by no later than July 1, 2022. Provides that the policy shall (rather than may) include an age-appropriate and evidence-based curriculum (rather than age-appropriate curriculum) for students in pre-K through 12th (rather than 5th) grade. Requires a school district to include in its policy and all training materials and instruction a definition of prohibited grooming behaviors and boundary violations for school personnel and how to report these behaviors to school authorities. Sets forth what the policy must address. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that the school district shall include in its policy and any relevant training materials a definition of prohibited grooming behaviors and boundary violations for school personnel and how to report these behaviors (instead of how to report these behaviors to school authorities). Makes conforming changes. Makes changes to provisions concerning the required policies addressing sexual abuse. Provides that a school district must provide training for school personnel on specified child sexual abuse and grooming behaviors no later than January 31 of each year. Effective immediately.