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 Bill Status of HB5561  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Daniel Swanson - Stephanie A. Kifowit - Brian W. Stewart - Chad Hays - Jerry Costello, II, Steven Reick, Linda Chapa LaVia and Charles Meier

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Chuck Weaver - Laura M. Murphy and Antonio Muñoz)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-22.25bfrom Ch. 122, par. 10-22.25b
105 ILCS 5/22-28 new
105 ILCS 5/34-2.3from Ch. 122, par. 34-2.3

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that a public school student receiving a high school diploma shall have the right to wear a military uniform at the student's high school graduation ceremony if the student has completed basic training for and is an active member of a branch of the United States Armed Forces and is in good standing with his or her branch of the United States Armed Forces. Provides that a school's uniform or dress code policy shall comply with this provision.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel Swanson
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2018HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/7/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 018-000-000
  3/8/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven Reick
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
  4/13/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 103-000-000
  4/13/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/13/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
  4/13/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
  4/13/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  4/13/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  4/13/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 17, 2018
  4/19/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Chuck Weaver
  4/19/2018SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/25/2018SenateAssigned to Education
  5/11/2018SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
  5/21/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  5/22/2018SenateDo Pass Education; 012-000-000
  5/22/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 23, 2018
  5/22/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/23/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/23/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
  5/24/2018SenateThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  5/24/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed May 25, 2018
  7/1/2018SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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