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 Bill Status of SB1798  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-BULLY/HARASSMENT POLICY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chapin Rose - Linda Holmes, Julie A. Morrison, Kimberly A. Lightford and Laura M. Murphy

House Sponsors
(Rep. Mary Edly-Allen - Carol Ammons)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/16/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0418

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-20.69 new
105 ILCS 5/27-23.7
105 ILCS 5/34-18.61 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Requires each school district to create, maintain, and implement an age-appropriate policy on sexual harassment that must be included in the district's student code of conduct handbook. Provides that a school district's or charter school's policy on bullying must be included in the student code of conduct handbook in an age-appropriate manner.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/27-23.7

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Requires each school district to create, maintain, and implement an age-appropriate policy on sexual harassment that must be posted on the school district's website and, if applicable, any other area where policies, rules, and standards of conduct are currently posted in each school and must be included in the school district's student code of conduct handbook.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2019SenateAssigned to Education
  3/12/2019SenateDo Pass Education; 013-000-000
  3/12/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2019
  3/14/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/18/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/26/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/29/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/4/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  4/4/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 010-000-000
  4/9/2019SenateSecond Reading
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Rose
  4/9/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 10, 2019
  4/10/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  4/11/2019HouseArrived in House
  4/11/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
  4/11/2019HouseFirst Reading
  4/11/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2019HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  5/8/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 012-008-000
  5/8/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2019HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2019HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2019
  5/28/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/28/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-009-000
  5/28/2019SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/28/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  6/26/2019SenateSent to the Governor
  8/16/2019SenateGovernor Approved
  8/16/2019SenateEffective Date January 1, 2020
  8/16/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0418

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