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AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Elimination of Racially Derogatory Language Act.
As used in this Act:
"Public body" means a legislative, executive,
administrative, or advisory body of this State, a State
university or community college, a county, township,
municipality, school district, or any other municipal
corporation, board, bureau, committee, or commission of this
State, any subsidiary body of any of the foregoing, including,
but not limited to, a committee or subcommittee thereof, or a
School Finance Authority created under Article 1E of the
"Racial slur" means any word or phrase used as an
insulting and contemptuous or otherwise negative term for a
racial or ethnic group.
Display of racially derogatory language
No public body may display any racially derogatory
language, including racial slurs, within its building, on its
property, or at a public meeting at any time. Uses of racially