Rep. Kathleen Willis

Filed: 3/26/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1736, AS AMENDED,
3by replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
5    "Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
627-9.1a and by changing Sections 27A-5 and 34-18.8 as follows:
7    (105 ILCS 5/27-9.1a new)
8    Sec. 27-9.1a. Responsible education for adolescent and
9children's health (REACH).
10    (a) This Section may be referred to as the REACH Law.
11    (b) The General Assembly finds all of the following:
12        (1) Personal health and safety education can encourage
13    better sexual health outcomes, reduce stigmas, and prepare
14    young people to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.
15        (2) Students who receive personal health and safety
16    education that includes health-positive instruction on



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1    sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression
2    report less bullying and harassment.
3        (3) The leading health and education organizations
4    support personal health and safety education that includes
5    information about both delaying sexual activity and the
6    effective use of contraception.
7        (4) Students often lack the education and support
8    needed to prevent unwanted or mistimed pregnancy, HIV, and
9    other sexually transmitted infections, to develop healthy
10    relationships, to plan for personal safety, and to develop
11    decision-making skills.
12        (5) Schools have a responsibility to address child
13    abuse, harassment, bullying, inter-personal violence, and
14    personal safety issues, which can have a significant
15    impact on a student's emotional and physical well-being
16    and academic success.
17    It is the intent of the General Assembly that
18comprehensive personal health and safety education shall
19promote awareness and healthy attitudes about growth and
20development, body image, gender identity, gender expression,
21sexuality, sexual health, sexual orientation, consent, dating,
22relationships, and families; should be designed to promote
23positive behaviors and reduce health-related risk behaviors;
24and must be available to students in kindergarten through 12th
25grade and provide students with the information, skills, and
26support needed to acquire accurate information to make healthy



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1decisions throughout their lives.
2    (c) In this Section:
3    "Age and developmentally appropriate" means suitable for a
4particular age or age group of children and adolescents, based
5on the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral development
6typical of that age or age group.
7    "Characteristics of effective programs" means the aspects
8of evidence-based programs, including development, content,
9and the implementation of programs that have been shown to be
10effective in increasing knowledge, clarifying values and
11attitudes, increasing skills, and impacting behavior and are
12widely recognized by leading medical and public health
13agencies to be effective in changing sexual behaviors that
14lead to sexually transmitted infections, including HIV,
15unwanted or mistimed pregnancy, dating violence, and sexual
16violence among young people.
17    "Comprehensive personal health and safety education" means
18instruction in a comprehensive school health education
19approach that addresses the physical, mental, emotional, and
20social dimensions of human sexuality and is designed to
21motivate and assist students in maintaining and improving
22sexual health, developing skills for engaging in healthy
23relationships, preventing abuse, preventing sexual and
24interpersonal violence, preventing infection, and reducing
25sexual health-related risk behaviors and to enable and empower
26students to develop and demonstrate developmentally and



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1culturally appropriate sexuality and sexual health-related
2knowledge, attitudes, skills, and practices.
3    "Consent" means knowing, affirmative, conscious, and
4voluntary agreement to engage in specific interpersonal,
5physical, or sexual activity at a given time.
6    "Culturally appropriate" means materials and instruction
7that are inclusive of the experiences and needs of communities
8of color, communities of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds,
9immigrant communities, families, people whose primary language
10is not English, people of diverse sexual orientations, gender
11identities, and gender expressions, people who are intersex,
12people with disabilities, people who have experienced sexual
13victimization, and people whose experiences have traditionally
14been left out of sexual health education, programs, and
16    "Gender stereotype" means a generalized view or
17preconception about what attributes, characteristics, or roles
18are or ought to be taught, possessed by, or performed by people
19based on their gender identity.
20    "Human trafficking" means the recruitment, harboring,
21transportation, provision, obtaining, patronizing, or
22soliciting of a person for the purpose of labor, involuntary
23servitude, debt bondage, slavery, or a commercial sex act,
24which is induced by force, fraud, or coercion or in which the
25person induced has not attained 18 years of age.
26    "Inclusive" means a curriculum that ensures that students



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1from marginalized communities that include, but are not
2limited to, communities of color, immigrant communities,
3people of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, and
4gender expressions, people who are intersex, people with
5disabilities, people who have experienced sexual
6victimization, and others whose experiences have been
7traditionally left out of personal health and safety education
8or related programs and policies are included in classroom
9materials and lessons.
10    "Medically accurate and complete" means that the
11information provided through instruction is verified or
12supported by research conducted in compliance with accepted
13scientific methods and is published in peer-reviewed journals
14by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the
15American Public Health Association, the American Academy of
16Pediatrics, and the American College of Obstetricians and
17Gynecologists, if applicable, or a program contains
18information that leading professional public health or medical
19organizations, government agencies, and scientific advisory
20groups with relevant expertise in the field recognize as
21accurate, objective, and complete and the program does not
22withhold information about external anatomy involved in sexual
23functioning or in the effectiveness and benefits of correct
24and consistent use of condoms and other contraceptives.
25    "Sexting" means the act of sending, sharing, receiving, or
26forwarding a sexually explicit or sexually suggestive image,



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1video, or text message by a digital or electronic device,
2including, but not limited to, a mobile or cellular telephone
3or a computer.
4    "Sexual violence" means an act of a sexual nature that is
5committed or attempted by another person without the freely
6given consent of the victim or against someone who is unable to
7consent or refuse. "Sexual violence" includes acts of sexual
8harassment, sexual abuse, and sexual assault.
9    "Trauma informed" means to address vital information about
10sexuality and well-being that takes into consideration how
11adverse life experiences may potentially influence a person's
12well-being and decision making.
13    (d) Beginning no later than July 1, 2023, a school
14district shall provide inclusive, medically accurate, and
15complete, age and developmentally appropriate, and culturally
16appropriate comprehensive personal health and safety education
17in kindergarten through the 12th grade in all public schools.
18    (e) Comprehensive personal health and safety education
19requirements for course materials and instruction under this
20Section are as follows:
21        (1) Comprehensive personal health and safety education
22    shall do all of the following:
23            (A) Reflect the characteristics of effective
24        programs.
25            (B) Use and implement curricula that is trauma
26        informed.



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1            (C) Use or adopt curricula, materials, and
2        instruction that are inclusive and address the
3        experiences and needs of all youth in the school.
4            (D) Be accessible to students with disabilities,
5        which may include the use of a modified curriculum,
6        materials, instruction in alternative formats,
7        assistive technology, and auxiliary aids.
8            (E) Allow instructors to answer questions
9        initiated by a student that are related to and
10        consistent with the material of the course.
11            (F) Include affirmative and health-positive
12        examples of diverse family structures, races,
13        ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, gender
14        identities, gender expressions, disabilities, and
15        cultures.
16            (G) Create a safe, inclusive, and culturally
17        appropriate environment for all students to learn
18        about and discuss personal health and healthy
19        relationships.
20            (H) Help students develop self-advocacy skills for
21        effective communication with parents or guardians,
22        health and social service professionals, other trusted
23        adults, and peers about sexual health and
24        relationships.
25            (I) Provide information to help students develop
26        skills for preventing and dealing with interpersonal



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1        violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking.
2            (J) Provide information about local resources
3        where students can obtain additional information and
4        confidential services related to bullying,
5        interpersonal and sexual violence, suicide prevention,
6        sexual and reproductive health, sexual orientation,
7        gender identity, gender expression, and other related
8        issues.
9            (K) Comply with standards developed by the State
10        Board of Education.
11        (2) Comprehensive personal health and safety education
12    materials and instruction in shall not:
13            (A) use shame-based or stigmatizing language or
14        instructional tools;
15            (B) stigmatize parenting or sexually active youth;
16            (C) stigmatize or further victimize students
17        impacted by sexual violence;
18            (D) discriminate on the basis of sex, race,
19        ethnicity, national origin, disability, religion,
20        gender expression, gender identity, or sexual
21        orientation;
22            (E) exclude the health needs of individuals who
23        are intersex or individuals of diverse sexual
24        orientations, gender identities, or gender
25        expressions;
26            (F) employ gender stereotypes; or



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1            (G) impose or promote any religious doctrine.
2        (3) Comprehensive personal health and safety education
3    in the 3rd and 5th grades shall include age and
4    developmentally appropriate instruction on consent and how
5    to give and receive consent, including a discussion that
6    includes, but is not limited to, all of the following:
7            (A) Setting appropriate physical boundaries with
8        others.
9            (B) Respecting the physical boundaries of others.
10            (C) The right to refuse to engage in behaviors or
11        activities that are uncomfortable or unsafe.
12            (D) Dealing with unwanted physical contact.
13            (E) Helping a peer deal with unwanted physical
14        contact.
15        (4) Comprehensive personal health and safety education
16    in the 6th through 12th grades shall include age and
17    developmentally appropriate instruction on consent and how
18    to give and receive consent, including a discussion that
19    includes, but is not limited to, all of the following:
20            (A) That consent is a freely given agreement to
21        sexual activity.
22            (B) That consent to one particular sexual activity
23        does not constitute consent to other types of sexual
24        activities.
25            (C) That a person's lack of verbal or physical
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1        threat of force does not constitute consent.
2            (D) That a person's manner of dress does not
3        constitute consent.
4            (E) That a person's consent to past sexual
5        activity does not constitute consent to future sexual
6        activity.
7            (F) That a person's consent to engage in sexual
8        activity with one person does not constitute consent
9        to engage in sexual activity with another person.
10            (G) That a person can withdraw consent at any
11        time.
12            (H) That a person cannot consent to sexual
13        activity if that person is unable to understand the
14        nature of the activity or give knowing consent due to
15        certain circumstances that include, but are not
16        limited to:
17                (i) the person is incapacitated due to the use
18            or influence of alcohol or drugs;
19                (ii) the person is asleep or unconscious;
20                (iii) the person is a minor; or
21                (iv) the person is incapacitated due to a
22            mental disability.
23            (I) The legal age of consent in Illinois.
24        (5) Beginning no later than July 1, 2023,
25    comprehensive personal health and safety education
26    instruction and materials, including materials provided or



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1    presented by outside organizations, resource persons, or
2    guest lecturers, may not conflict with the provisions of
3    this Section. A school may utilize guest lecturers or
4    resource persons to provide instruction or presentations
5    in accordance with Section 10-22.34b of this Code.
6    (f) By no later than March 31, 2023, the State Board of
7Education shall post on its website comprehensive personal
8health and safety education resources that are inclusive,
9medically accurate and complete, age and developmentally
10appropriate, and culturally appropriate for use in
11pre-kindergarten through the 12th grade. Any comprehensive
12personal health and safety education offered to
13pre-kindergarten students shall be age and developmentally
15    (g) School disclosure, parental requests, and notice are
16as follows:
17        (1) It is the intent of the General Assembly to:
18            (A) encourage pupils to communicate with their
19        parents or guardians about human sexuality and health
20        needs and to respect the rights of parents and
21        guardians to supervise their children's education on
22        these subjects;
23            (B) create a streamlined process to make it easier
24        for parents and guardians to review materials and
25        evaluation tools related to comprehensive personal
26        health and safety education; and



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1            (C) recognize that although parents and guardians
2        overwhelmingly support medically accurate and
3        complete, age and developmentally appropriate, and
4        culturally appropriate comprehensive personal health
5        and safety education, parents and guardians have the
6        ultimate responsibility for imparting values regarding
7        human sexuality to their children.
8        (2) A parent or guardian of a student has the right to
9    excuse his or her child from all or a part of comprehensive
10    personal health and safety education and assessments
11    related to that education through a passive consent
12    process. A school district may not require active parental
13    consent for comprehensive personal health and safety
14    education.
15        (3) A school district shall annually post information
16    on its Internet website about any curricula used to
17    provide comprehensive personal health and safety
18    education, including:
19            (A) whether the instruction during the prior
20        school year was provided by a teacher in the school, an
21        outside organization, or a guest lecturer or resource
22        person;
23            (B) the number of students who received the
24        instruction during the prior school year;
25            (C) the number of students excused from
26        instruction pursuant to this subsection (g) during the



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1        prior school year;
2            (D) the duration of instruction, including the
3        number of hours of instruction per grade level during
4        the prior school year; and
5            (E) the name and contact information, including an
6        email address, of school personnel who can respond to
7        inquiries and comments about the instruction and
8        materials.
9        If any instruction is provided by an outside
10    organization or guest lecturer or resource person, the
11    school district shall specify the name of the outside
12    organization or the guest lecturer or resource person and
13    identify any organizations with which the guest lecturer
14    or resource person may be affiliated.
15        If an Internet website is not available, the
16    information must be provided in another format to school
17    administrators, school board members, school personnel,
18    parents, guardians, students, and the public.
19        (4) At the beginning of each school year or at the time
20    of a student's enrollment, a school district shall notify
21    the parent or guardian of each student about the
22    instruction planned for the coming school year about
23    comprehensive personal health and safety education and
24    research on student health, behaviors, and risks. The
25    notice shall do all of the following:
26            (A) Advise the parent or guardian that written and



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1        audiovisual educational materials used in
2        comprehensive personal health and safety education,
3        including materials used by an outside organization,
4        guest lecturer, or resource person, are available for
5        inspection both to the parent or guardian and to the
6        public.
7            (B) Advise the parent or guardian whether the
8        comprehensive personal health and safety education
9        will be taught by school district personnel or by an
10        outside organization, guest lecturer, or resource
11        person. If comprehensive personal health and safety
12        education is to be taught by an outside organization,
13        guest lecturer, or resource person, the notice shall
14        include the date of the instruction, the name of the
15        organization or the affiliation of each guest speaker
16        or resource person, and information stating the right
17        of the parent or guardian to request a copy of the
18        educational materials to be used. If arrangements for
19        this instruction are made after the beginning of the
20        school year, the notice shall be made by mail or
21        another commonly used method of notification no fewer
22        than 14 days before the instruction is delivered.
23            (C) Include information explaining the parent's or
24        guardian's right to request a copy of this Section.
25            (D) Advise the parent or guardian that the parent
26        or guardian has the right to excuse the student from



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1        comprehensive personal health and safety education and
2        that, in order to excuse the student, the parent or
3        guardian must submit his or her request in writing to
4        the school district.
5            (E) State that a student will not be subject to
6        disciplinary action, an academic penalty, or any other
7        sanction if the student's parent or guardian requests
8        the student not receive the instruction provided under
9        this Section. If a student's parent or guardian
10        requests that the student not receive the instruction
11        provided under this Section, the school is encouraged
12        to provide alternative assignments.
13            (F) Identify the name and contact information,
14        including an email address, of school personnel who
15        can respond to inquiries and comments about the course
16        instruction and materials.
17    (h) A school district may collaborate with a local public
18health department to identify and designate a qualified
19employee of the local public health department as the school
20district's point of contact for the purposes of responding to
21inquiries and comments about course instruction and materials
22under this Section.
23    (i) On or before December 31, 2022, the State Board of
24Education, in consultation with youth, parents, sexual and
25interpersonal violence prevention experts, health care
26providers, social workers, and advocates and education



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1practitioners, including, but not limited to, administrators,
2regional superintendents of schools, teachers, and school
3support personnel, shall develop and adopt rigorous learning
4standards in the area of comprehensive personal health and
5safety education, including, but not limited to:
6        (1) national standards developed by Advocates for
7    Youth, Answer, and the Sexuality Information and Education
8    Council of the United States (SIECUS);
9        (2) standards for instruction on positive body image
10    and positive sexuality, including that there is a range of
11    healthy sexual behaviors that are affirming and
12    pleasurable;
13        (3) standards for instruction on the safe use of
14    social media, dating or relationship websites or
15    applications, and sexting;
16        (4) standards for instruction on the sex equity policy
17    of the school or education system, the process for making
18    a complaint, the grievance procedure, and the school
19    official who is designated as the school's Title IX
20    coordinator;
21        (5) standards for instruction pursuant to Section
22    10-23.13 of this Code; and
23        (6) standards for instruction on mandated reporting of
24    abused and neglected children as required by the Abused
25    and Neglected Child Reporting Act.
26    (j) The State Board of Education shall adopt rules to



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1implement, administer, and ensure compliance with this
3    (105 ILCS 5/27A-5)
4    Sec. 27A-5. Charter school; legal entity; requirements.
5    (a) A charter school shall be a public, nonsectarian,
6nonreligious, non-home based, and non-profit school. A charter
7school shall be organized and operated as a nonprofit
8corporation or other discrete, legal, nonprofit entity
9authorized under the laws of the State of Illinois.
10    (b) A charter school may be established under this Article
11by creating a new school or by converting an existing public
12school or attendance center to charter school status.
13Beginning on April 16, 2003 (the effective date of Public Act
1493-3), in all new applications to establish a charter school
15in a city having a population exceeding 500,000, operation of
16the charter school shall be limited to one campus. The changes
17made to this Section by Public Act 93-3 do not apply to charter
18schools existing or approved on or before April 16, 2003 (the
19effective date of Public Act 93-3).
20    (b-5) In this subsection (b-5), "virtual-schooling" means
21a cyber school where students engage in online curriculum and
22instruction via the Internet and electronic communication with
23their teachers at remote locations and with students
24participating at different times.
25    From April 1, 2013 through December 31, 2016, there is a



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1moratorium on the establishment of charter schools with
2virtual-schooling components in school districts other than a
3school district organized under Article 34 of this Code. This
4moratorium does not apply to a charter school with
5virtual-schooling components existing or approved prior to
6April 1, 2013 or to the renewal of the charter of a charter
7school with virtual-schooling components already approved
8prior to April 1, 2013.
9    (c) A charter school shall be administered and governed by
10its board of directors or other governing body in the manner
11provided in its charter. The governing body of a charter
12school shall be subject to the Freedom of Information Act and
13the Open Meetings Act. No later than January 1, 2021 (one year
14after the effective date of Public Act 101-291) this
15amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly, a charter
16school's board of directors or other governing body must
17include at least one parent or guardian of a pupil currently
18enrolled in the charter school who may be selected through the
19charter school or a charter network election, appointment by
20the charter school's board of directors or other governing
21body, or by the charter school's Parent Teacher Organization
22or its equivalent.
23    (c-5) No later than January 1, 2021 (one year after the
24effective date of Public Act 101-291) this amendatory Act of
25the 101st General Assembly or within the first year of his or
26her first term, every voting member of a charter school's



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1board of directors or other governing body shall complete a
2minimum of 4 hours of professional development leadership
3training to ensure that each member has sufficient familiarity
4with the board's or governing body's role and
5responsibilities, including financial oversight and
6accountability of the school, evaluating the principal's and
7school's performance, adherence to the Freedom of Information
8Act and the Open Meetings Act Acts, and compliance with
9education and labor law. In each subsequent year of his or her
10term, a voting member of a charter school's board of directors
11or other governing body shall complete a minimum of 2 hours of
12professional development training in these same areas. The
13training under this subsection may be provided or certified by
14a statewide charter school membership association or may be
15provided or certified by other qualified providers approved by
16the State Board of Education.
17    (d) For purposes of this subsection (d), "non-curricular
18health and safety requirement" means any health and safety
19requirement created by statute or rule to provide, maintain,
20preserve, or safeguard safe or healthful conditions for
21students and school personnel or to eliminate, reduce, or
22prevent threats to the health and safety of students and
23school personnel. "Non-curricular health and safety
24requirement" does not include any course of study or
25specialized instructional requirement for which the State
26Board has established goals and learning standards or which is



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1designed primarily to impart knowledge and skills for students
2to master and apply as an outcome of their education.
3    A charter school shall comply with all non-curricular
4health and safety requirements applicable to public schools
5under the laws of the State of Illinois. On or before September
61, 2015, the State Board shall promulgate and post on its
7Internet website a list of non-curricular health and safety
8requirements that a charter school must meet. The list shall
9be updated annually no later than September 1. Any charter
10contract between a charter school and its authorizer must
11contain a provision that requires the charter school to follow
12the list of all non-curricular health and safety requirements
13promulgated by the State Board and any non-curricular health
14and safety requirements added by the State Board to such list
15during the term of the charter. Nothing in this subsection (d)
16precludes an authorizer from including non-curricular health
17and safety requirements in a charter school contract that are
18not contained in the list promulgated by the State Board,
19including non-curricular health and safety requirements of the
20authorizing local school board.
21    (e) Except as otherwise provided in the School Code, a
22charter school shall not charge tuition; provided that a
23charter school may charge reasonable fees for textbooks,
24instructional materials, and student activities.
25    (f) A charter school shall be responsible for the
26management and operation of its fiscal affairs including, but



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1not limited to, the preparation of its budget. An audit of each
2charter school's finances shall be conducted annually by an
3outside, independent contractor retained by the charter
4school. To ensure financial accountability for the use of
5public funds, on or before December 1 of every year of
6operation, each charter school shall submit to its authorizer
7and the State Board a copy of its audit and a copy of the Form
8990 the charter school filed that year with the federal
9Internal Revenue Service. In addition, if deemed necessary for
10proper financial oversight of the charter school, an
11authorizer may require quarterly financial statements from
12each charter school.
13    (g) A charter school shall comply with all provisions of
14this Article, the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act,
15all federal and State laws and rules applicable to public
16schools that pertain to special education and the instruction
17of English learners, and its charter. A charter school is
18exempt from all other State laws and regulations in this Code
19governing public schools and local school board policies;
20however, a charter school is not exempt from the following:
21        (1) Sections 10-21.9 and 34-18.5 of this Code
22    regarding criminal history records checks and checks of
23    the Statewide Sex Offender Database and Statewide Murderer
24    and Violent Offender Against Youth Database of applicants
25    for employment;
26        (2) Sections 10-20.14, 10-22.6, 24-24, 34-19, and



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1    34-84a of this Code regarding discipline of students;
2        (3) the Local Governmental and Governmental Employees
3    Tort Immunity Act;
4        (4) Section 108.75 of the General Not For Profit
5    Corporation Act of 1986 regarding indemnification of
6    officers, directors, employees, and agents;
7        (5) the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act;
8        (5.5) subsection (b) of Section 10-23.12 and
9    subsection (b) of Section 34-18.6 of this Code;
10        (6) the Illinois School Student Records Act;
11        (7) Section 10-17a of this Code regarding school
12    report cards;
13        (8) the P-20 Longitudinal Education Data System Act;
14        (9) Section 27-23.7 of this Code regarding bullying
15    prevention;
16        (10) Section 2-3.162 of this Code regarding student
17    discipline reporting;
18        (11) Sections 22-80 and 27-8.1 of this Code;
19        (12) Sections 10-20.60 and 34-18.53 of this Code;
20        (13) Sections 10-20.63 and 34-18.56 of this Code;
21        (14) Section 26-18 of this Code;
22        (15) Section 22-30 of this Code; and
23        (16) Sections 24-12 and 34-85 of this Code; .
24        (17) the (16) The Seizure Smart School Act; .
25        (18) Section 27-9.1a of this Code; and
26        (19) Section 34-18.8 of this Code.



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1    The change made by Public Act 96-104 to this subsection
2(g) is declaratory of existing law.
3    (h) A charter school may negotiate and contract with a
4school district, the governing body of a State college or
5university or public community college, or any other public or
6for-profit or nonprofit private entity for: (i) the use of a
7school building and grounds or any other real property or
8facilities that the charter school desires to use or convert
9for use as a charter school site, (ii) the operation and
10maintenance thereof, and (iii) the provision of any service,
11activity, or undertaking that the charter school is required
12to perform in order to carry out the terms of its charter.
13However, a charter school that is established on or after
14April 16, 2003 (the effective date of Public Act 93-3) and that
15operates in a city having a population exceeding 500,000 may
16not contract with a for-profit entity to manage or operate the
17school during the period that commences on April 16, 2003 (the
18effective date of Public Act 93-3) and concludes at the end of
19the 2004-2005 school year. Except as provided in subsection
20(i) of this Section, a school district may charge a charter
21school reasonable rent for the use of the district's
22buildings, grounds, and facilities. Any services for which a
23charter school contracts with a school district shall be
24provided by the district at cost. Any services for which a
25charter school contracts with a local school board or with the
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1community college shall be provided by the public entity at
3    (i) In no event shall a charter school that is established
4by converting an existing school or attendance center to
5charter school status be required to pay rent for space that is
6deemed available, as negotiated and provided in the charter
7agreement, in school district facilities. However, all other
8costs for the operation and maintenance of school district
9facilities that are used by the charter school shall be
10subject to negotiation between the charter school and the
11local school board and shall be set forth in the charter.
12    (j) A charter school may limit student enrollment by age
13or grade level.
14    (k) If the charter school is approved by the State Board or
15Commission, then the charter school is its own local education
17(Source: P.A. 100-29, eff. 1-1-18; 100-156, eff. 1-1-18;
18100-163, eff. 1-1-18; 100-413, eff. 1-1-18; 100-468, eff.
196-1-18; 100-726, eff. 1-1-19; 100-863, eff. 8-14-18; 101-50,
20eff. 7-1-20; 101-81, eff. 7-12-19; 101-291, eff. 1-1-20;
21101-531, eff. 8-23-19; 101-543, eff. 8-23-19; revised 8-4-20.)
22    (105 ILCS 5/34-18.8)  (from Ch. 122, par. 34-18.8)
23    Sec. 34-18.8. HIV AIDS training. School guidance
24counselors, nurses, teachers, school social workers, and other
25school personnel who work with pupils shall may be trained to



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1have a basic knowledge of matters relating to human
2immunodeficiency virus (HIV) acquired immunodeficiency
3syndrome (AIDS), including the nature of the infection
4disease, its causes and effects, the means of detecting it and
5preventing its transmission, the availability of appropriate
6sources of counseling and referral, and any other medically
7accurate information that is age and developmentally
8appropriate for may be appropriate considering the age and
9grade level of such pupils. The Board of Education shall
10supervise such training. The State Board of Education and the
11Department of Public Health shall jointly develop standards
12for such training.
13(Source: P.A. 86-900.)
14    (105 ILCS 5/27-9.1 rep.)
15    (105 ILCS 5/27-9.2 rep.)
16    (105 ILCS 5/27-11 rep.)
17    Section 10. The School Code is amended by repealing
18Sections 27-9.1, 27-9.2, and 27-11.
19    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
20becoming law.".