102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 5/14/2021, by Rep. Adam Niemerg - Blaine Wilhour, Brad Halbrook, Chris Miller, Dan Caulkins, et al.
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the School Code. Prohibits the State Board of Education,
school districts, and elementary and secondary schools from requiring the
teachers, other staff, or students of a school to wear a face mask due to
the COVID-19 public health emergency disaster declared by the Governor
pursuant to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act. Effective
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The School Code is amended by adding Section
22-91 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/22-91 new)
COVID-19 mask mandate prohibition.
Notwithstanding any rule or other provision of law to the
contrary, the State Board of Education, school districts, and
elementary and secondary schools are prohibited from requiring
the teachers, other staff, or students of a school to wear a
face mask due to the COVID-19 public health emergency disaster
declared by the Governor pursuant to Section 7 of the Illinois
Emergency Management Agency Act.
This Act takes effect upon