Bill Status of HB5314 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-SEX OFFENSE CHARGE
Rep. Joyce Mason
| 2/18/2022||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that within 7 days after receiving information that a public school employee is charged with a sex offense, the school board shall notify, in writing, the parents or guardians of the school's students. Provides that a school district, charter school, or nonpublic school shall begin an investigation upon any indication of a sexual relationship between a student and a school-based employee. Provides that if at any point during or after the investigation it is determined that the school-based employee had a sexual relationship with a student, then the school-based employee may be terminated. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits criminal sexual assault if that person commits an act of sexual penetration and is a school-based employee and the victim is a student. Varied effective date.