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 Bill Status of HB2820  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Ann M. Williams - Terra Costa Howard

Last Action
DateChamber Action

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-9.1from Ch. 122, par. 27-9.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. With regard to a sex education course, provides that course material and instruction in grades 6 through 12 must include an age-appropriate discussion on the meaning of consent that includes discussion on recognizing that (i) consent is a freely given agreement to sexual activity, (ii) a person's lack of verbal or physical resistance or submission resulting from the use or threat of force does not constitute consent, (iii) a person's manner of dress does not constitute consent, (iv) a person's consent to past sexual activity does not constitute consent to future sexual activity, (v) a person's consent to engage in sexual activity with one person does not constitute consent to engage in sexual activity with another person, (vi) a person can withdraw consent at any time, and (vii) a person cannot consent to sexual activity if that person is unable to understand the nature of the activity or give knowing consent due to certain circumstances. Removes a provision requiring material and instruction to include, with an emphasis on workplace environment and life on a college campus, discussion on what constitutes sexual consent.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ann M. Williams
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  2/14/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2019HouseMotion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b), Rep. Ann M. Williams
  2/21/2019HouseMotion Prevailed

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