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(105 ILCS 5/27-9.1b)
(a) In this Section:
"Age and developmentally appropriate" has the meaning ascribed to that term in Section 27-9.1a.
"Consent" has the meaning ascribed to that term in Section 27-9.1a.
(b) A school district may provide age and developmentally appropriate consent education in kindergarten through the 12th grade.
(1) In kindergarten through the 5th grade,
instruction and materials shall include age and developmentally appropriate instruction on consent and how to give and receive consent, including a discussion that includes, but is not limited to, all of the following:
(A) Setting appropriate physical boundaries with
(B) Respecting the physical boundaries of others.
(C) The right to refuse to engage in behaviors or
activities that are uncomfortable or unsafe.
(D) Dealing with unwanted physical contact.
(E) Helping a peer deal with unwanted physical
(2) In the 6th through 12th grades, instruction and
materials shall include age and developmentally appropriate instruction on consent and how to give and receive consent, including a discussion that includes, but is not limited to, all of the following:
(A) That consent is a freely given agreement to
(B) That consent to one particular sexual
activity does not constitute consent to other types of sexual activities.
(C) That a person's lack of verbal or physical
resistance or submission resulting from the use or threat of force does not constitute consent.
(D) That a person's manner of dress does not
(E) That a person's consent to past sexual
activity does not constitute consent to future sexual activity.
(F) That a person's consent to engage in sexual
activity with one person does not constitute consent to engage in sexual activity with another person.
(G) That a person can withdraw consent at any
(H) That a person cannot consent to sexual
activity if that person is unable to understand the nature of the activity or give knowing consent due to certain circumstances that include, but are not limited to:
(i) the person is incapacitated due to the
use or influence of alcohol or drugs;
(ii) the person is asleep or unconscious;
(iii) the person is a minor; or
(iv) the person is incapacitated due to a
(I) The legal age of consent in this State.
(Source: P.A. 102-522, eff. 8-20-21.)