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Full Text of SB0489  102nd General Assembly

SB0489 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SB0489

 

Introduced 2/23/2021, by Sen. Neil Anderson

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
105 ILCS 5/27-23.15 new

    Amends the School Code. Provides that a school district may offer a firearm safety training course to students in grades 9 through 12, which may include instruction on hunting safety. Provides that if a school district offers the course, a student may not be required to take the course. Provides that if a school board intends to offer a firearm safety training course, it must develop a policy to implement the course and must publish that policy on the district's website.


LRB102 14320 CMG 19672 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

SB0489LRB102 14320 CMG 19672 b

1    AN ACT concerning education.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
527-23.15 as follows:
 
6    (105 ILCS 5/27-23.15 new)
7    Sec. 27-23.15. Firearm safety training course.
8    (a) In this Section "firearm" and "firearm ammunition"
9have the meanings given to those terms under Section 1.1 of the
10Firearm Owners Identification Card Act.
11    (b) A school district may offer a firearm safety training
12course to students in grades 9 through 12, which may include
13instruction on hunting safety. If a school district offers the
14course, a student may not be required to take the course. Any
15firearm that is operable or any firearm ammunition that is
16live may not be present during the course instruction.
17    (c) If a school board intends to offer a firearm safety
18training course under this Section, it must develop a policy
19to implement the course and must publish that policy on the
20district's website.