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Public Act 101-0498


 

Public Act 0498 101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 101-0498
 
HB3086 EnrolledLRB101 09963 AXK 55065 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The School Code is amended by renumbering and
changing Section 27-23.11, as added by Public Act 100-1139, as
follows:
 
    (105 ILCS 5/27-23.12)
    Sec. 27-23.12 27-23.11. Emotional Intelligence and Social
and Emotional Learning Task Force. The Emotional Intelligence
and Social and Emotional Learning Task Force is created to
develop curriculum and assessment guidelines and best
practices on emotional intelligence and social and emotional
learning, including strategies and instruction to address the
needs of students with anger management issues. The Task Force
shall consist of the State Superintendent of Education or his
or her designee and all of the following members, appointed by
the State Superintendent:
        (1) A representative of a school district organized
    under Article 34 of this Code.
        (2) A representative of a statewide organization
    representing school boards.
        (3) A representative of a statewide organization
    representing individuals holding professional educator
    licenses with school support personnel endorsements under
    Article 21B of this Code, including school social workers,
    school psychologists, and school nurses.
        (4) A representative of a statewide organization
    representing children's mental health experts.
        (5) A representative of a statewide organization
    representing school principals.
        (6) An employee of a school under Article 13A of this
    Code.
        (7) A school psychologist employed by a school district
    in Cook County.
        (8) Representatives of other appropriate State
    agencies, as determined by the State Superintendent.
    Members appointed by the State Superintendent shall serve
without compensation but shall be reimbursed for their
reasonable and necessary expenses from funds appropriated to
the State Board of Education for that purpose, including
travel, subject to the rules of the appropriate travel control
board. The Task Force shall meet at the call of the State
Superintendent. The State Board of Education shall provide
administrative and other support to the Task Force.
    The Task Force shall develop age-appropriate, emotional
intelligence and social and emotional learning curriculum and
assessment guidelines and best practices for elementary
schools and high schools. The guidelines shall, at a minimum,
include teaching how to recognize, direct, and positively
express emotions. The Task Force must also make recommendations
on the funding of appropriate services and the availability of
sources of funding, including, but not limited to, federal
funding, to address social and emotional learning. The Task
Force shall complete the guidelines and recommendations on or
before March 1, 2020 January 1, 2019. Upon completion of the
guidelines and recommendations the Task Force is dissolved.
(Source: P.A. 100-1139, eff. 11-28-18; revised 12-19-18.)

Effective Date: 6/1/2020