Bill Status of HB5494 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: SCHOOL CODE-VARIOUS
Rep. Tom Weber
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that school districts may not include certain concepts as part of a course, or allow teachers or other employees of the school district to use supplemental instructional materials that include or promote certain concepts. Provides for a complaint method and cause of action for violations. Sets forth provisions regarding notice, developing a complaint form, ways to determine if there is a valid complaint, and penalties. Provides that if a school district uses a third-party vendor in providing a personal analysis, evaluation, or survey that reveals or attempts to affect a student's attitudes, habits, traits, opinions, beliefs, or feelings, the third-party vendor and the school district may not collect or maintain the responses to or results of the analysis, evaluation, or survey in a manner that would identify the responses or results of an individual student. Makes changes concerning courses in patriotism and principles of representative government education. Makes changes regarding courses in comprehensive personal health and safety and comprehensive sexual health education. Provides that the data on complaints shall be placed on the school's report card. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.