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 Bill Status of SB0098  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Karina Villa

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2023SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-16a

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that beginning with the 2024-2025 school year, LGBTQ+ inclusivity training shall be required as part of the professional development leadership training for school board members. Provides that the training regarding LGBTQ+ inclusivity practices must include information that is relevant to and within the scope of the duties of a school board member. Provides that such information may include, but is not limited to: (1) understanding the difference between sex, gender, and sexual orientation; (2) knowledge of family structures beyond the heteronormative structure; (3) nondiscriminatory education on the basis of gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and sexual behavior; (4) understanding the struggles of LGBTQ+ youth in schools; (5) the contributions of LGBTQ+ individuals regarding history, social sciences, arts, and humanities; and (6) the effects and risks of outing a student's gender identity or sexual orientation to the student's parents.

DateChamber Action
  1/24/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Karina Villa
  1/24/2023SenateFirst Reading
  1/24/2023SenateReferred to Assignments

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