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 Bill Status of SB0007  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-ATHLETES-CONCUSSIONS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kwame Raoul - Dan Kotowski - Ira I. Silverstein - Sue Rezin - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Kimberly A. Lightford, William Delgado, Daniel Biss, Napoleon Harris, III, Michael Noland, Iris Y. Martinez, Martin A. Sandoval, Donne E. Trotter and Chris Nybo

House Sponsors
(Rep. Christian L. Mitchell - Emily McAsey - Carol Sente, Martin J. Moylan, Michelle Mussman, Frank J. Mautino, Kathleen Willis, Natalie A. Manley, Deb Conroy, Sue Scherer, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Frances Ann Hurley, Camille Y. Lilly, Litesa E. Wallace, Esther Golar, Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., Jack D. Franks, Carol Ammons and Linda Chapa LaVia)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/3/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0245

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/22-80 new
105 ILCS 5/27A-5
105 ILCS 5/10-20.54 rep.
105 ILCS 5/34-18.46 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Repeals provisions of the Code concerning concussions and head injuries and student athletes. Sets forth provisions concerning the prevention, treatment, and oversight of concussions affecting student athletes instead. Requires the governing body of each school district and charter school with students enrolled who participate in an interscholastic athletic activity to appoint or approve a concussion oversight team. Requires each concussion oversight team to establish a return-to-play protocol for a student's return to interscholastic athletics practice or competition following a force or impact believed to have caused a concussion. Sets forth provisions concerning the members of the concussion oversight team; the provision of concussion information to a student and the student's parent or guardian or another person with legal authority to make medical decisions for the student; the removal of a student from an interscholastic athletics practice or competition if he or she might have sustained a concussion; training courses for coaches, athletic trainers, and certain other health care professionals; the development of a venue-specific emergency action plan; immunity; and rulemaking. Makes technical changes having a revisory function. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
New Act
70 ILCS 1205/8-24

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Youth Sports Concussion Safety Act that applies to youth sports activities sponsored or sanctioned by a youth sports league, other than interscholastic athletic activities. Provides that each youth sports league with players who participate in any youth-sponsored sports activity sponsored or sanctioned by the youth sports league is encouraged to make available educational materials that describe the nature and risks of concussions and head injuries. Amends the Park District Code to provide that park districts are subject to the Act. Amends the School Code. Repeals provisions of the Code concerning concussions and head injuries and student athletes. Instead, sets forth provisions concerning concussions and head injuries and student athletes that apply to public and private elementary and secondary schools, including charter schools. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 3
Provides that a park district is subject to and shall comply with the Youth Sports Concussion Safety Act if the park district is directly responsible for organizing and providing a sponsored youth sports activity as a youth sports league by registering the players and selecting the coaches (instead of if the park district offers a sponsored youth sports activity as a youth sports league).

Senate Committee Amendment No. 4
Removes a reference to a "licensed healthcare professional" otherwise holding a professional license from the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation in the field of healthcare. With respect to a student and the student's parent or guardian or another person with legal authority providing consent, adds a reference to an athletic trainer's written statement being disclosed to the appropriate persons. Makes other changes concerning athletic trainers.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 5
Provides for a school-specific (rather than venue-specific) emergency action plan. Requires the plan to be posted at all venues utilized by the school (rather than all venues). Removes a provision requiring the school-specific emergency action plan to be rehearsed annually.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/15/2015SenatePrefiled with Secretary by Sen. Dan Kotowski
  1/15/2015SenateFirst Reading
  1/15/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/4/2015SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Kwame Raoul
  2/4/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  2/18/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/3/2015SenateAssigned to Education
  3/11/2015SenatePostponed - Education
  3/17/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  3/17/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/18/2015SenatePostponed - Education
  3/24/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  3/24/2015SenatePostponed - Education
  3/24/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Education
  3/27/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 24, 2015
  4/14/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  4/14/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/16/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  4/16/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/21/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/21/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/23/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/23/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  4/23/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  4/23/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  4/23/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  4/23/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  4/23/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/23/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/24/2015SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 15, 2015
  4/28/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  4/28/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 4 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/28/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/28/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  4/28/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 4 Adopted
  4/29/2015SenateDo Pass as Amended Education; 014-000-000
  4/29/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  4/29/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  4/29/2015SenateSecond Reading
  4/29/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 30, 2015
  4/29/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/30/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  4/30/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Assignments
  4/30/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  4/30/2015SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/30/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Adopted; Raoul
  4/30/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/30/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/30/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Nybo
  4/30/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 041-000-000
  4/30/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/30/2015HouseArrived in House
  4/30/2015HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Emily McAsey
  4/30/2015HouseFirst Reading
  4/30/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/6/2015HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  5/6/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emily McAsey
  5/6/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  5/11/2015HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 22, 2015
  5/11/2015HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  5/13/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/13/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  5/13/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Frank J. Mautino
  5/14/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/14/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  5/19/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  5/19/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  5/19/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/19/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  5/19/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 021-000-000
  5/20/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2015HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2015
  5/25/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/25/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  5/25/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  5/25/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  5/25/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 104-001-001
  5/25/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/25/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/25/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/25/2015SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2015SenateSent to the Governor
  8/3/2015SenateGovernor Approved
  8/3/2015SenateEffective Date August 3, 2015
  8/3/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0245

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