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 Bill Status of SB3609  100th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kyle McCarter

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-30 new
105 ILCS 5/34-18from Ch. 122, par. 34-18
720 ILCS 5/24-2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that a school board may grant written permission to a person who has a Professional Educator License or an Educator License with Stipulations granted by the State Superintendent of Education under the Code, other qualified staff, or a qualified volunteer to carry a firearm if employed as an educator, other qualified staff, or a qualified volunteer by the school district, while actually engaged in the performance of the duties of his or her employment. Provides that the person must have undergone a psychiatric evaluation as determined by the school board and possess a valid license to carry a concealed firearm in the State under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provisions of law, a school district may not require any educator, other qualified staff, or a qualified volunteer, as a condition of employment, to carry a firearm. Provides that a person permitted by the school board to carry a firearm shall receive additional training on dealing with children. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Exempts an educator, other qualified staff, or a qualified volunteer from violations of the unlawful use of weapons and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statutes for carrying a firearm in a school under these provisions. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  5/8/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kyle McCarter
  5/8/2018SenateFirst Reading
  5/8/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

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