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 Bill Status of SB0817  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCHOOL CODE-HAIRSTYLES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Mike Simmons - Omar Aquino - Robert Peters - Sara Feigenholtz - Jacqueline Y. Collins, John Connor, Adriane Johnson, Ann Gillespie, Laura Fine, Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas, Ram Villivalam, Karina Villa, Melinda Bush, Patricia Van Pelt and Napoleon Harris, III

House Sponsors
(Rep. Greg Harris - Kelly M. Cassidy, Kathleen Willis, Michelle Mussman, Deb Conroy, Maura Hirschauer, Lindsey LaPointe, Joyce Mason, Suzanne Ness, Debbie Meyers-Martin, Jonathan Carroll, Maurice A. West, II, Carol Ammons, Lakesia Collins and Jawaharial Williams)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/28/2021SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 75/1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Right to Privacy in the School Setting Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 75/1
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/2-3.25o
105 ILCS 5/10-22.25bfrom Ch. 122, par. 10-22.25b
105 ILCS 5/27A-5
105 ILCS 5/34-2.3from Ch. 122, par. 34-2.3

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Provides that a non-public elementary or secondary school registering with the State Board of Education must provide assurances that the school will not prohibit hairstyles historically associated with race, ethnicity, or hair texture. Provides that a non-public elementary or secondary school that has obtained or seeks to obtain recognition status from the State Board may not prohibit hairstyles historically associated with race, ethnicity, or hair texture. Provides that a school uniform or dress code policy adopted by a school board or local school council shall not include or apply to hairstyles, including hairstyles historically associated with race, ethnicity, or hair texture. Sets forth a penalty for noncompliance with the school uniform or dress code policy provisions. Requires the State Board to make available, on its Internet website, resource materials developed in consultation with stakeholders regarding hairstyles. Amends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code to require a charter school to comply with the school uniform or dress code policy provisions. Effective January 1, 2022.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Jett Hawkins Law.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/25/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/25/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/25/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/17/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/24/2021SenateDo Pass Executive; 016-000-000
  3/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2021
  3/25/2021SenateSecond Reading
  3/25/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 13, 2021
  4/22/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mike Simmons
  4/22/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/23/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/23/2021SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As April 30, 2021
  4/27/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/28/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Education
  4/28/2021SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Mike Simmons
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/29/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  4/30/2021SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 7, 2021
  5/5/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Education
  5/7/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 21, 2021
  5/10/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mike Simmons
  5/10/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/11/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Education
  5/12/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 009-004-000
  5/12/2021SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/12/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Simmons
  5/12/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 040-013-000
  5/12/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/12/2021HouseArrived in House
  5/12/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  5/12/2021HouseFirst Reading
  5/12/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/19/2021HouseCommittee/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 28, 2021
  5/19/2021HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  5/20/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Greg Harris
  5/20/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/21/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/24/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  5/25/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/25/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  5/25/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  5/25/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maura Hirschauer
  5/25/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  5/25/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  5/25/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/25/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 015-003-000
  5/25/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Ness
  5/26/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams
  5/27/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 089-022-001
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  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. Mike Simmons
  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; 009-002-000
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 041-012-000
  5/30/2021SenateSenate Concurs
  5/30/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/30/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  6/28/2021SenateSent to the Governor

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