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 Bill Status of HB5617  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Maurice A. West, II - Laura Faver Dias, Diane Blair-Sherlock, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar, Michelle Mussman, Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez, Anne Stava-Murray, Abdelnasser Rashid, Lilian Jiménez and Norma Hernandez

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-20.87 new
105 ILCS 5/34-18.85 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that a school board shall prohibit a school from using a native name, logo, or mascot; defines "native name, logo, or mascot". However, provides that a school may continue to use uniforms or other materials bearing a native name, logo, or mascot that were purchased on or before the effective date of the amendatory Act until September 1, 2027 if specified requirements are met.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  2/9/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  2/28/2024HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  2/29/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Faver Dias
  3/7/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar
  3/7/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/11/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez
  3/19/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Abdelnasser Rashid
  4/11/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lilian Jiménez
  4/11/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norma Hernandez

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