Bill Status of HB5596  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-LGBT-UNIT OF INSTRCTION

House Sponsors
Rep. Anna Moeller - Juliana Stratton - Arthur Turner - Jonathan Carroll - Sam Yingling, Will Guzzardi, Sara Feigenholtz, Steven A. Andersson, Ann M. Williams, Theresa Mah, Deb Conroy, Robert Martwick, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Elizabeth Hernandez and Silvana Tabares

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/17/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.155
105 ILCS 5/27-21from Ch. 122, par. 27-21
105 ILCS 5/27-23.11 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must accurately portray the diversity of our society, including the role and contributions of people protected under the Illinois Human Rights Act, and must be non-discriminatory as to certain characteristics under the Act. Provides that the teaching of history of the United States in public schools shall include a study of the role and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the history of this country and this State. Requires every public elementary school and high school to include in its curriculum a unit of instruction studying the significant role of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals in society. Specifies instruction requirements. Requires the regional superintendent of schools to monitor a school district's compliance with the curriculum requirements. Effective July 1, 2019.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
With regard to the unit of instruction studying the significant role of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals in society, provides that the State Board of Education may post on its publicly accessible Internet website recommended resources and education materials (rather than may prepare and make available to all school boards instructional materials) that may be used by a school board for development of the instruction. Removes a provision providing that the regional superintendent of schools shall monitor a school district's compliance with the curriculum requirements during his or her annual compliance visit.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 HB 5596 (H-AM 1) will not have a fiscal impact on the State Board of Education.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This bill does not create a State mandate.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Anna Moeller
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/8/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  3/21/2018HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/23/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  4/2/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  4/3/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Anna Moeller
  4/3/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  4/10/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/10/2018HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 010-004-001
  4/10/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Thomas Morrison
  4/11/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Thomas Morrison
  4/11/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  4/12/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  4/16/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  4/17/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/17/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares