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 Bill Status of HB4783  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Maurice A. West, II - Bob Morgan - Jonathan Carroll, Daniel Didech, Kambium Buckner and Delia C. Ramirez

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 25/1.25 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Interscholastic Athletic Organization Act. Provides that an association or other entity that has, as one of its purposes, promoting, sponsoring, regulating, or in any manner providing for interscholastic athletics or any form of athletic competition among schools and students within this State shall prohibit a member school from using a Native American logo or mascot or any other Native American imagery unless the school (1) has received the express written consent of a Native American tribe based within 500 miles of the school, which consent must be renewed every 5 years; (2) conducts a school-wide program on Native American culture at least twice per school year; (3) offers a course of study to its students outlining Native American contributions to society; and (4) files an annual report with the State Board of Education detailing what academic programs on Native Americans it has offered during the school year. Provides that the association or other entity shall investigate any failure to comply with this prohibition and the penalty for noncompliance shall be ineligibility to participate in any playoffs.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  2/18/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2020HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/3/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  3/4/2020HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 013-008-000
  3/4/2020HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  3/5/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  3/6/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  7/2/2020HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  7/2/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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