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 Bill Status of HB4742  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-MENTAL HEALTH DAYS

House Sponsors
Rep. Barbara Hernandez - Lindsey LaPointe, Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., Sue Scherer and Natalie A. Manley

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/4/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/24-6.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Requires the school board of each school district to grant full-time employees of the district 5 mental health days each school year at full pay. Provides that the employee is not required to provide a medical note or other documentation to use the mental health day. Provides that used and uncompensated mental health days are not eligible for pensionable service credit under the Illinois Pension Code. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note (State Board of Education)
 HB 4742 does not have a fiscal impact to the State Board of Education. There will be increased costs to school districts; however, that amount is not known. The State Board of Education strongly recommends the sponsors consult with IMRF and TRS regarding fiscal impact to the State.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This bill does create a State mandate.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  1/25/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  1/27/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/28/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  2/1/2022HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  2/16/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; 005-003-001
  2/17/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2022HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Avery Bourne
  2/24/2022HousePension Note Requested by Rep. Avery Bourne
  2/24/2022HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Avery Bourne
  2/25/2022HouseFiscal Note Filed
  3/1/2022HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  3/2/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  3/4/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley

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