Rep. Mary E. Flowers

Filed: 5/26/2004





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1953 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The School Breakfast and Lunch Program Act is
5 amended by adding Section 3.5 as follows:
6     (105 ILCS 125/3.5 new)
7     Sec. 3.5. Publication of lunch menu. A school board that
8 does any one of the following must publish the school lunch
9 menu and the nutrition content, including calories, of each
10 meal item:
11         (1) Completes a nutritional analysis of traditional or
12     enhanced food-based menu plans as part of the State review
13     process.
14         (2) Provides its meals under a nutrient-based menu
15     plan.
16         (3) Utilizes software that calculates the nutritional
17     content of foods or menus.
18 All other school boards are strongly encouraged to publish the
19 school lunch menu and the nutrition content, including
20 calories, of each meal item.
21     A school board may determine the frequency and manner of
22 publication.
23     Section 10. The Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive



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1 Health Education Act is amended by changing Section 3 as
2 follows:
3     (105 ILCS 110/3)  (from Ch. 122, par. 863)
4     Sec. 3. Comprehensive Health Education Program. The
5 program established under this Act shall include, but not be
6 limited to, the following major educational areas as a basis
7 for curricula in all elementary and secondary schools in this
8 State: human ecology and health, human growth and development,
9 the emotional, psychological, physiological, hygienic and
10 social responsibilities of family life, including sexual
11 abstinence until marriage, prevention and control of disease,
12 including instruction in grades 6 through 12 on the prevention,
13 transmission and spread of AIDS, public and environmental
14 health, consumer health, safety education and disaster
15 survival, mental health and illness (including instruction in
16 secondary schools on clinical depression and suicide
17 prevention), personal health habits, alcohol, drug use, and
18 abuse including the medical and legal ramifications of alcohol,
19 drug, and tobacco use, abuse during pregnancy, sexual
20 abstinence until marriage, tobacco, nutrition, and dental
21 health. Notwithstanding the above educational areas, the
22 following areas may also be included as a basis for curricula
23 in all elementary and secondary schools in this State: basic
24 first aid (including, but not limited to, cardiopulmonary
25 resuscitation and the Heimlich maneuver), early prevention and
26 detection of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and the
27 prevention of child abuse, neglect, and suicide. The school
28 board of each public elementary and secondary school in the
29 State shall encourage all teachers and other school personnel
30 to acquire, develop, and maintain the knowledge and skills
31 necessary to properly administer life-saving techniques,
32 including without limitation the Heimlich maneuver and rescue
33 breathing. The training shall be in accordance with standards



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1 of the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, or
2 another nationally recognized certifying organization. A
3 school board may use the services of non-governmental entities
4 whose personnel have expertise in life-saving techniques to
5 instruct teachers and other school personnel in these
6 techniques. Each school board is encouraged to have in its
7 employ, or on its volunteer staff, at least one person who is
8 certified, by the American Red Cross or by another qualified
9 certifying agency, as qualified to administer first aid and
10 cardiopulmonary resuscitation. In addition, each school board
11 is authorized to allocate appropriate portions of its institute
12 or inservice days to conduct training programs for teachers and
13 other school personnel who have expressed an interest in
14 becoming qualified to administer emergency first aid or
15 cardiopulmonary resuscitation. School boards are urged to
16 encourage their teachers and other school personnel who coach
17 school athletic programs and other extracurricular school
18 activities to acquire, develop, and maintain the knowledge and
19 skills necessary to properly administer first aid and
20 cardiopulmonary resuscitation in accordance with standards and
21 requirements established by the American Red Cross or another
22 qualified certifying agency. No pupil shall be required to take
23 or participate in any class or course on AIDS or family life
24 instruction if his parent or guardian submits written objection
25 thereto, and refusal to take or participate in the course or
26 program shall not be reason for suspension or expulsion of the
27 pupil.
28     Curricula developed under programs established in
29 accordance with this Act in the major educational area of
30 alcohol and drug use and abuse shall include classroom
31 instruction in grades 5 through 12. The instruction, which
32 shall include matters relating to both the physical and legal
33 effects and ramifications of drug and substance abuse, shall be
34 integrated into existing curricula; and the State Board of



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1 Education shall develop and make available to all elementary
2 and secondary schools in this State instructional materials and
3 guidelines which will assist the schools in incorporating the
4 instruction into their existing curricula. In addition, school
5 districts may offer, as part of existing curricula during the
6 school day or as part of an after school program, support
7 services and instruction for pupils or pupils whose parent,
8 parents, or guardians are chemically dependent.
9 (Source: P.A. 92-23, eff. 7-1-01.)
10     Section 90. The State Mandates Act is amended by adding
11 Section 8.28 as follows:
12     (30 ILCS 805/8.28 new)
13     Sec. 8.28. Exempt mandate. Notwithstanding Sections 6 and 8
14 of this Act, no reimbursement by the State is required for the
15 implementation of any mandate created by this amendatory Act of
16 the 93rd General Assembly.
17     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
18 becoming law.".