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 Bill Status of SB0100  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-STUDENT DISCIPLINE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Patricia Van Pelt - Iris Y. Martinez - Mattie Hunter - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Michael Noland, James F. Clayborne, Jr., William Delgado, Wm. Sam McCann, Emil Jones, III and Donne E. Trotter

House Sponsors
(Rep. William Davis - Elizabeth Hernandez - Kenneth Dunkin - Robert W. Pritchard - Litesa E. Wallace, Cynthia Soto, Emanuel Chris Welch, Esther Golar, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Pamela Reaves-Harris, Barbara Flynn Currie, Barbara Wheeler, Arthur Turner, Rita Mayfield, Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., Luis Arroyo, Camille Y. Lilly, Al Riley and Christian L. Mitchell)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/24/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0456

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/1-2from Ch. 122, par. 1-2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/1-2
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/10-20.14from Ch. 122, par. 10-20.14
105 ILCS 5/10-22.6from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.6
105 ILCS 5/27A-5
105 ILCS 5/34-19from Ch. 122, par. 34-19

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Makes changes concerning student discipline policies and the parent-teacher advisory committee; the creation of memoranda of understanding with local law enforcement agencies that clearly define law enforcement's role in schools; what a written expulsion or suspension decision must include; the use of school exclusions by school officials; a prohibition on zero-tolerance policies; when out-of-school suspensions of 3 days or less may be used; when out-of-school suspensions of longer than 3 days, expulsions, and disciplinary removals to alternative schools may be used; the provision of appropriate and available support services; the re-engagement of students; the opportunity for a student to make up work; professional development on the adverse consequences of school exclusion and justice-system involvement, effective classroom management strategies, culturally responsive discipline, and developmentally appropriate disciplinary methods that promote positive and healthy school climates; a prohibition on school officials advising or encouraging students to drop out voluntarily due to behavioral or academic difficulties; and a prohibition on issuing a monetary fine or fee as a disciplinary consequence. Effective September 15, 2016.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provide that out-of-school suspensions of longer than 3 days, expulsions, and disciplinary removals to alternative schools may be used if the student's continuing presence in school substantially disrupts, impedes, or interferes with the operation of the school and other appropriate and available behavioral and disciplinary interventions have been exhausted. Provides that "substantially disrupts, impedes, or interferes with the operation of the school" shall be determined on a case-by-case basis by school officials.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that out-of-school suspensions of longer than 3 days, expulsions, and disciplinary removals to alternative schools may be used only if other appropriate and available behavioral and disciplinary interventions have been exhausted and the student's continuing presence in school would either (i) pose a threat to the safety of other students, staff, or members of the school community or (ii) substantially disrupt, impede, or interfere with the operation of the school (instead of only if the student's continuing presence in school poses a threat to the safety of other students, staff, or members of the school community or substantially disrupts, impedes, or interferes with the operation of the school and other appropriate and available behavioral and disciplinary interventions have been exhausted); makes a related change. Provides that school officials shall make all reasonable efforts to address such disruptions to the greatest extent practicable.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  1/28/2015SenateFirst Reading
  1/28/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/5/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  2/24/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  3/3/2015SenateAssigned to Education
  3/5/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/5/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/6/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/6/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/10/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  3/13/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  3/17/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/17/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/17/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/18/2015SenateDo Pass as Amended Education; 009-005-000
  3/18/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 19, 2015
  3/18/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  3/18/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/25/2015SenateSecond Reading
  3/25/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 26, 2015
  4/22/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/22/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/22/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/23/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 008-003-000
  4/23/2015SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/23/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Lightford
  4/23/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/23/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/23/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 038-016-000
  4/24/2015HouseArrived in House
  4/24/2015HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/24/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/24/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  4/24/2015HouseFirst Reading
  4/24/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/27/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  4/27/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/27/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  5/4/2015HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  5/7/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. William Davis
  5/7/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/7/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/8/2015HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 15, 2015
  5/11/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  5/13/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/13/2015HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 017-005-000
  5/13/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/14/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  5/14/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/14/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Pamela Reaves-Harris
  5/14/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/15/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  5/15/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  5/18/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/20/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  5/20/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  5/20/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  5/20/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 073-041-000
  5/20/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/20/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  5/20/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  5/21/2015SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/21/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 22, 2015
  5/27/2015SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/27/2015SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/27/2015SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Education
  5/28/2015SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Education; 009-000-000
  5/31/2015SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 043-011-001
  5/31/2015SenateSenate Concurs 043-011-001
  5/31/2015SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2015SenateSent to the Governor
  8/24/2015SenateGovernor Approved
  8/24/2015SenateEffective Date September 15, 2016
  8/24/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0456

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