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 Bill Status of HB5290  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-BULLYING POLICY

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy - Lou Lang - Monique D. Davis, Karen A. Yarbrough, Jehan A. Gordon, Linda Chapa LaVia, Carol A. Sente, Maria Antonia Berrios, John D'Amico, Cynthia Soto, Elizabeth Hernandez, Dena M. Carli and Daniel J. Burke

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Heather A. Steans - John G. Mulroe - Kimberly A. Lightford - Iris Y. Martinez - Susan Garrett, William Delgado, Emil Jones, III, Michael Noland, Jeffrey M. Schoenberg, Ira I. Silverstein, Dan Kotowski, David Koehler and Donne E. Trotter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/29/2012SenateThird Reading - Lost; 029-021-006

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-23.7


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code in provisions concerning bullying prevention. Makes changes concerning the legislative findings. Provides that, on or before January 1, 2013, the State Board of Education shall develop a template for a model bullying prevention policy and sets forth requirements concerning the template. Sets forth and changes requirements, beginning with the 2013-2014 school year, for each school district and non-public, non-sectarian elementary or secondary school, as well as the State Board, concerning policies on bullying. Sets forth provisions concerning the collection, maintenance, and submission of data regarding allegations and incidences of bullying and rules. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that school social worker interventions (instead of social worker interventions) are a disciplinary intervention that can be taken to stop bullying, and adds school psychological services as another disciplinary intervention.

House Committee Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: (i) defines "policy on bullying"; (ii) changes the required components for the model bullying prevention policy template; (iii) changes certain of the requirements concerning the policy on bullying; and (iv) requires bullying policy updates to be informed by data and reports on bullying allegations and incidents. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 4
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as amended by House Amendment No. 2 with the following changes: (i) changes the definition of "policy on bullying"; (ii) removes examples from the definition of "restorative measures"; (iii) removes provisions requiring the State Board of Education to develop a template for a model bullying prevention policy; (iv) makes changes concerning the creation, maintenance, and implementation of a policy on bullying (including removing language requiring that data or reports on bullying allegations and incidents must inform policy updates); and (v) removes language concerning rulemaking. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill as engrossed with the following changes. Restores current law with respect to the legislative findings. Makes a change to the definition of "policy on bullying". Moves the provision concerning the right to exercise free expression or the free exercise of religion or religiously based views protected under the United States and Illinois Constitutions. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/8/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  2/17/2012HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/17/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  2/22/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  2/22/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/22/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/29/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/29/2012HouseRemains in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/29/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/2/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/2/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/7/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/7/2012HouseDo Pass as Amended / Standard Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 013-009-000
  3/7/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  3/19/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/19/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/22/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  3/22/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/22/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/26/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/27/2012HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  3/27/2012HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
  3/27/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 013-005-000
  3/28/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Withdrawn by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/28/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/28/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  3/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  3/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  3/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  3/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dena M. Carli
  3/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  3/28/2012HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 061-049-002
  3/29/2012SenateArrive in Senate
  3/29/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/29/2012SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. David S. Luechtefeld
  3/29/2012SenateFirst Reading
  3/29/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/4/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  4/11/2012SenateAssigned to Education
  4/18/2012SenatePostponed - Education
  4/23/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/25/2012SenatePostponed - Education
  4/26/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/27/2012SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/30/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/30/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/1/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  5/1/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/1/2012SenateDo Pass as Amended Education; 006-004-000
  5/1/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 2, 2012
  5/2/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  5/2/2012SenateSecond Reading
  5/2/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 3, 2012
  5/3/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/8/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  5/8/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  5/8/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  5/9/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  5/10/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  5/10/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  5/21/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  5/21/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/22/2012SenateThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  5/22/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed May 23, 2012
  5/22/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/29/2012SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2012
  5/29/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/29/2012SenateThird Reading - Lost; 029-021-006

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