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 Bill Status of HB5559  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD/HIGHER ED-TEXT HOTLINE

House Sponsors
Rep. Fred Crespo and Joyce Mason

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.192 new
110 ILCS 205/9.41 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code and the Board of Higher Education Act. Provides that the State Board of Education and Board of Higher Education shall establish text message hotlines to assist students and other persons in reporting any cases of sexual assault, grooming, or other violations that occurred within a school district or public institution of higher education or at a function of the school district or institution. Provides that the Boards shall adopt rules establishing the guidelines for the text message hotlines and providing for adequate support assistance to students and other persons who use the text message hotlines. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason

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