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92_HB4117enr HB4117 Enrolled LRB9214169NTpk 1 AN ACT concerning schools. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Silent Reflection Act is amended by 5 changing Section 0.01 and adding Section 5 as follows: 6 (105 ILCS 20/0.01) (from Ch. 122, par. 770) 7 Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the 8 Silent Reflection and Student Prayer Act. 9 (Source: P.A. 86-1324.) 10 (105 ILCS 20/5 new) 11 Sec. 5. Student prayer. In order that the right of every 12 student to the free exercise of religion is guaranteed within 13 the public schools and that each student has the freedom to 14 not be subject to pressure from the State either to engage in 15 or to refrain from religious observation on public school 16 grounds, students in the public schools may voluntarily 17 engage in individually initiated, non-disruptive prayer that, 18 consistent with the Free Exercise and Establishment Clauses 19 of the United States and Illinois Constitutions, is not 20 sponsored, promoted, or endorsed in any manner by the school 21 or any school employee.
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