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 Bill Status of HB4672  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Greg Harris - Harry Osterman - Fred Crespo - Karen A. Yarbrough - Marlow H. Colvin, Elizabeth Hernandez, Edward J. Acevedo, Cynthia Soto, Dan Brady and Al Riley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Heather Steans - Emil Jones, III - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Antonio Muñoz, Martin A. Sandoval and Mattie Hunter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/28/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0951

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-22.39
105 ILCS 5/34-18.7from Ch. 122, par. 34-18.7

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that in addition to other topics at in-service training programs, school guidance counselors, teachers, principals, and other school personnel who work with pupils in grades 7 through 12 shall be trained for at least 2 hours in suicide prevention and to identify the warning signs of suicidal behavior in adolescents and teens and shall be taught appropriate intervention and referral techniques. Provides that the education may be accomplished through self-review of suitable suicide prevention materials. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/21-14from Ch. 122, par. 21-14

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Adds school social workers who work with pupils in grades 7 through 12 to the list of persons who shall be trained to identify the warning signs of suicidal behavior in adolescents and teens and shall be taught intervention techniques. Adds participating in or presenting at in-service training programs on suicide prevention to the list of possible professional development activities for teacher certification. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  10/29/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Greg Harris
  10/29/2009HouseFirst Reading
  10/29/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/27/2010HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/3/2010HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 003-002-000
  3/3/2010HouseRemains in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/3/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  3/9/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  3/11/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/11/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/11/2010HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 014-002-002
  3/11/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/12/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  3/12/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  3/16/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  3/17/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/17/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  3/17/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  3/17/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  3/17/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  3/17/2010SenateArrive in Senate
  3/17/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 18, 2010
  3/18/2010SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Heather Steans
  3/23/2010SenateFirst Reading
  3/23/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/6/2010SenateAssigned to Education
  4/14/2010SenateDo Pass Education; 010-000-000
  4/14/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2010
  4/16/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/21/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/21/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  4/21/2010SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 22, 2010
  4/27/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/27/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/27/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  4/27/2010HousePassed Both Houses
  5/26/2010HouseSent to the Governor
  6/28/2010HouseGovernor Approved
  6/28/2010HouseEffective Date June 28, 2010
  6/28/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0951

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