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 Bill Status of SB2389  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jil Tracy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2023SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-20.85 new
105 ILCS 5/10-27.1A
720 ILCS 5/24-2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that a school board may permit any full-time employee who primarily performs his or her duties on school grounds to carry a firearm while on school grounds if the employee has received written permission to carry a firearm by the school district. Provides that the person must have undergone a psychiatric evaluation and a drug test as determined by the school board and possess a valid license to carry a concealed firearm in the State under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the employee must undergo periodic psychiatric evaluations and drug tests to continue to carry a firearm on school grounds. Provides that notwithstanding any other provisions of law, a school district may not require any educator, as a condition of employment, to carry a firearm on school grounds. Makes conforming changes. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Exempts these employees from violations of the unlawful use of weapons and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statutes for carrying a firearm in a school under the provisions added to the School Code. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jil Tracy
  2/10/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2023SenateReferred to Assignments

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