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 Bill Status of HB1371  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Martin McLaughlin - Dave Vella - Adam M. Niemerg, Travis Weaver, Bradley Fritts, Joe C. Sosnowski, Fred Crespo, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Amy L. Grant, David Friess and Brandun Schweizer

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Ram Villivalam)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/21/2023SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-20.85 new
105 ILCS 5/34-18.82 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that subject to the availability of local resources, beginning with the 2024-2025 school year, each public middle school, junior high school, and high school shall establish a junior color guard program to promote the value of and honor military personnel. Provides that the junior color guard shall be used at school events, including interscholastic athletic events and other events in which the presenting of the colors is requested. Provides that each school shall allow the junior color guard to participate in community events in which the presenting of the colors may be requested. Provides that each school may work with a civic organization or association to provide adequate training to the members of the junior color guard on the execution of their duties.

DateChamber Action
  1/24/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Martin McLaughlin
  1/31/2023HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2023HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  2/22/2023HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 013-000-000
  2/22/2023HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/22/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Travis Weaver
  2/22/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bradley Fritts
  2/22/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe C. Sosnowski
  2/22/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella
  2/23/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam M. Niemerg
  3/14/2023HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/14/2023HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2023HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 091-010-006
  3/15/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  3/15/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/15/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy L. Grant
  3/21/2023SenateArrive in Senate
  3/21/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/21/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Friess
  3/21/2023SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  3/21/2023SenateFirst Reading
  3/21/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/26/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandun Schweizer

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