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Full Text of HB1478  97th General Assembly



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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 changing Section
534-18.13 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/34-18.13)  (from Ch. 122, par. 34-18.13)
7    Sec. 34-18.13. Infectious disease policies and rules. The
8Board of Education shall develop policies and adopt rules
9relating to the appropriate manner of managing children with
10chronic infectious diseases, not inconsistent with guidelines
11published by the State Board of Education and the Illinois
12Department of Public Health. Such policies and rules must
13include evaluation of students with a chronic infectious
14disease on an individual case-by-case basis, and may include
15different provisions for different age groups, classes of
16instruction, types of educational institution, and other
17reasonable classifications, as the Board may find appropriate.
18Under these policies and rules, the Board shall require that
19all students wash their hands with a soap or detergent before
20consuming any meal at school and shall identify nationally
21accepted standards from the Centers for Disease Control and
22Prevention and provide the facilities, materials, and
23supervision necessary to implement the handwashing



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2(Source: P.A. 86-890; 86-1028.)
3    Section 90. The State Mandates Act is amended by adding
4Section 8.35 as follows:
5    (30 ILCS 805/8.35 new)
6    Sec. 8.35. Exempt mandate. Notwithstanding Sections 6 and 8
7of this Act, no reimbursement by the State is required for the
8implementation of any mandate created by this amendatory Act of
9the 97th General Assembly.