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 Bill Status of HB4657  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Natalie A. Manley

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-23.11 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Creates the Emotional Intelligence Education Task Force to develop curriculum guidelines on emotional intelligence; sets forth provisions concerning its membership, duties, administration, and dissolution. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, every public elementary school and high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction studying emotional intelligence. Requires this unit of instruction to include teaching how to recognize, direct, and positively express emotions. Permits a school board to use the Task Force's guidelines in developing this unit of instruction. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  2/7/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/7/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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