Bill Status of HB4013 101st General Assembly
Short Description: SCHOOL CODE-LIMITED OPEN FORUM
Rep. Daniel Didech
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that a public school that has a limited open forum may not deny equal access or a fair opportunity to, or discriminate against, any students who wish to conduct or participate in a meeting or an extracurricular student group within its limited open forum on the basis of the religious, political, philosophical, or other content of the speech at the meeting. Defines terms. Describes what is deemed a fair opportunity. Provides that an extracurricular student group may be student-initiated or teacher-initiated. Provides that a teacher who initiates an extracurricular student group may not receive additional compensation for the teacher's sponsorship of the extracurricular student group, but the extracurricular student group may accept grants or donations from nonprofit organizations to support its operations and activities. Effective July 31, 2020.