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 Bill Status of HB0242  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers - Lamont J. Robinson, Jr. and Jawaharial Williams

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
105 ILCS 5/10-17afrom Ch. 122, par. 10-17a
105 ILCS 5/34-18.24

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Lead in Schools Reporting Act. Provides that on an annual basis the Department of Public Health, in coordination with local departments of public health serving the City of Chicago, shall conduct specified lead testing at public school facilities within the City. Provides that the results from such testing shall be transmitted to the State Board of Education. Provides that the Department shall notify the Board if a detected lead level meets a level that the Department deems unsafe. Amends the School Code. Provides that school report cards for cities with populations in excess of 500,000 shall include lead testing results and that students in such districts may transfer from one attendance center to another attendance center within or outside of the district if any lead levels at his or her current attendance center meets a level that the Department deems unsafe. Makes other changes to provisions concerning transfers to specified attendance centers.

 Fiscal Note (State Board of Education)
 House Bill 242 is estimated to have a fiscal impact of $5,000 on the Illinois State Board of Education's budget for information technology development and project costs to collect and report the required data for lead levels at each individual school district organized under Article 34 of the Illinois School Code.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This bill does not create a State mandate.

DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  1/9/2019HouseFirst Reading
  1/9/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/29/2019HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/28/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 012-007-000
  3/29/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2019HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Tom Demmer
  4/1/2019HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Tom Demmer
  4/8/2019HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/10/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2019HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2019HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  4/12/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  7/26/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams
  8/12/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  8/12/2019HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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