Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel

Filed: 2/23/2022





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 3914, AS AMENDED,
3with reference to page and line numbers of Senate Amendment
4No. 1, on page 1, line 5, after "24-6" by inserting "and by
5adding Section 34-18.78"; and
6on page 4, immediately below line 15, by inserting the
8    "(105 ILCS 5/34-18.78 new)
9    Sec. 34-18.78. Sick leave; mental or behavioral health
10complications. In addition to any interpretation or definition
11included in a collective bargaining agreement or board of
12education or district policy, sick leave, or its equivalent,
13to which a teacher or other eligible employee is entitled
14shall be interpreted to include mental or behavioral health
15complications. Unless contrary to a collective bargaining
16agreement or board of education or district policy, the board



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1may require a certificate from a mental health professional
2licensed in Illinois providing ongoing care or treatment to
3the teacher or employee as a basis for pay during leave after
4an absence of 3 days for mental or behavioral health