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 Bill Status of HB5817  101st General Assembly

Short Description:  SCH CD-K-12 BOOKS ABOUT RACISM

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-23.15 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Sets forth a list of nonfiction, fiction, and children's books about racism that shall be required reading for students in every public elementary and secondary school beginning with the 2021-2022 school year. Requires that the instruction in the material presented by each book be age appropriate and taught at the appropriate grade level. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  8/3/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  11/10/2020HouseFirst Reading
  11/10/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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