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 Bill Status of SB1577  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-ABSENCE-MENTAL HEALTH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Robert F. Martwick - Michael E. Hastings - Christopher Belt - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Omar Aquino, Melinda Bush, Suzy Glowiak Hilton, Robert Peters, Adriane Johnson, Laura M. Murphy, Celina Villanueva, John Connor, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Ann Gillespie, Mattie Hunter, Laura Fine, Doris Turner, Kimberly A. Lightford and Steve Stadelman

House Sponsors
(Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, Kambium Buckner, Emanuel Chris Welch, Tony McCombie, Norine K. Hammond, Janet Yang Rohr, Dagmara Avelar and Barbara Hernandez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/30/2021SenatePassed Both Houses

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/26-1from Ch. 122, par. 26-1
105 ILCS 5/26-2afrom Ch. 122, par. 26-2a


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Compulsory Attendance Article of the School Code. With respect to the exceptions to the compulsory attendance requirement, provides that absence for cause by illness shall include the mental or behavioral health of a student for up to 5 days for which the child need not provide a medical note, in which case the child shall be given the opportunity to make up any school work missed during the mental or behavioral health absence.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the child, after the second mental health used, may be referred to the appropriate school support personnel.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2021SenateAssigned to Education
  3/16/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/16/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  3/16/2021SenateDo Pass Education; 015-000-000
  3/16/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2021
  3/17/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  3/17/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/17/2021SenateSecond Reading
  3/17/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 23, 2021
  4/14/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzy Glowiak Hilton
  4/14/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/14/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  4/14/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  4/16/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Doris Turner
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/22/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  4/23/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/23/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/26/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  5/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  5/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/13/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  5/13/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; by Voice Vote
  5/13/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Consent Calendar Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; 008-000-000
  5/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/17/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/20/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  5/20/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  5/24/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/24/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/25/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
  5/25/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/26/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  5/27/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 116-000-000
  5/27/2021SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 28, 2021
  5/28/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  5/28/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Education
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Education; 009-000-000
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/30/2021SenateSenate Concurs
  5/30/2021SenatePassed Both Houses

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