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 Bill Status of HB5494  102nd General Assembly

Short Description:  SCHOOL CODE-VARIOUS

House Sponsors
Rep. Tom Weber

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-17afrom Ch. 122, par. 10-17a
105 ILCS 5/10-20.83 new
105 ILCS 5/10-20.84 new
105 ILCS 5/21B-75
105 ILCS 5/27-3from Ch. 122, par. 27-3
105 ILCS 5/27-9.1a

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.

DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Weber
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

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