Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Creates the Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children within the Illinois State Board of Education to make recommendations for reducing child sexual abuse in Illinois. Requires the Task Force to submit a final report with its recommendations to the Office of the Governor and the General Assembly by April 30, 2011. Adds provisions allowing a school board to adopt and implement a policy addressing sexual abuse of children that may include age-appropriate curriculum for students in pre-K through 5th grade; training for school personnel on child sexual abuse; educational information to parents or guardians provided in the school handbook on the warning signs of a child being abused, along with any needed assistance, referral, or resource information; available counseling and resources for students affected by sexual abuse; and emotional and educational support for a child of abuse to continue to be successful in school. Provides that the provisions concerning policies addressing sexual abuse may be referred to as Erin's Law. Effective immediately.
Provides that the Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children is created within the Department of Children and Family Services (instead of within the State Board of Education). Changes the membership on the task force, including the addition of members. Requires the task force's final report to be submitted by January 1, 2012 (instead of by April 30, 2011).