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 Bill Status of HB4730  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-PHYSICAL EDUCATION

House Sponsors
Rep. Sonya M. Harper and Laura Fine

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.25gfrom Ch. 122, par. 2-3.25g
105 ILCS 5/27-6from Ch. 122, par. 27-6


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that an approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may remain in effect for a period not to exceed 2 school years (rather than 5 school years like other mandate waivers) and may be renewed no more than 2 times upon application by an eligible applicant. Provides that an approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may be changed within the 2-year period by the school board or regional superintendent of schools, whichever is applicable, following the procedure set forth in the Code for the initial waiver or modification request. Provides that a school board may determine the schedule or frequency of physical education courses, provided that an elementary school pupil engage in a course of physical education for a minimum of 150 minutes per week and a high school pupil engage in a course of physical education for a minimum of 225 minutes per week (rather than engaging in a course of physical education for a minimum of 3 days per 5-day week). Effective July 1, 2018.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
  2/13/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2018HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  2/28/2018HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/7/2018HouseTo SPECIAL Issues Subcommittee
  3/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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