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 Bill Status of HB5919  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-CHI-SEXUAL ABUSE POLICY

House Sponsors
Rep. Fred Crespo

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/34-18.60 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that, before making any changes to its policy on criminal history records checks or other database checks or its policy on reporting and addressing sexual abuse or sexual assault by a member of school personnel, the school board must conduct a public hearing with an opportunity for public input. Requires the school board to advertise the public hearing, at a minimum, on its publicly available Internet website, in newspapers of general circulation within the district, and on social media posts. Requires the State Board of Education to approve the content and scope of the advertisements and to ensure that each hearing has sufficient opportunities for public input. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  6/19/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  11/7/2018HouseFirst Reading
  11/7/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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