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 Bill Status of HB3394  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ABUSED KIDS-SCHOOL EMPLOYEE

House Sponsors
Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr. - Jerry Costello, II

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Julie A. Morrison )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/20/2017SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
325 ILCS 5/7.4from Ch. 23, par. 2057.4


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. In provisions concerning abuse and neglect investigations involving a school employee, provides that if the Child Protective Service Unit has not conducted an investigation involving an allegation against a teacher or school employee within 3 weeks of the initial report to the Department of Children and Family Services, the school administrator, upon notification of the investigation by the Unit, may either place the teacher or employee on paid administrative leave or separate the teacher or employee from the alleged victim so that there shall be no contact between the 2 individuals during the course of the investigation. Provides that if the investigation is not completed within 3 weeks after notification to the school administrator, the administrator may, in his or her sole discretion, return the teacher or employee who is under investigation to his or her assigned position and assignments.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that the Department of Children and Family Services may recommend that a school district remove a school employee who is the subject of an investigation from his or her employment position pending the outcome of the investigation; however, all employment decisions regarding school personnel shall be the sole responsibility of the school district or employer. Provides that the Department may not require a school district to remove a school employee from his or her employment position or limit the school employee's duties pending the outcome of an investigation.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight
  3/14/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  3/14/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/15/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight
  3/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight; by Voice Vote
  3/22/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight; 008-001-000
  3/22/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  3/30/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  4/4/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  4/4/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 5, 2017
  4/6/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/20/2017SenateFirst Reading
  4/20/2017SenateReferred to Assignments

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