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 Bill Status of HB2291  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. David E. Miller, Elizabeth Coulson, Lou Lang, Jerry L. Mitchell, William Davis, Susana A. Mendoza, Monique D. Davis, Annazette Collins, Mary E. Flowers, Patrick J. Verschoore, Michael J. Zalewski, Cynthia Soto, Karen May, LaShawn K. Ford, Maria Antonia Berrios and Elizabeth Hernandez

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-17afrom Ch. 122, par. 10-17a
105 ILCS 5/10-20.46 new
105 ILCS 5/34-18.37 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that each school board shall require an annual assessment of the physical fitness levels of all students in grades 5, 7, and 9, which shall be reported on the school district's school report card (along with the average number of minutes per week of physical education for each grade level). Requires the assessment data to be reported to the State Board of Education. Requires the State Board to compile the results, including statewide averages, broken down by gender and grade level, and use the assessment data to file a summary report every other year, beginning in October of 2012, regarding the overall status of health-related fitness of Illinois public school children with the Office of the Governor, the General Assembly, and the Department of Public Health. Allows students to be excused from the physical fitness assessment. Effective January 1, 2010.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that the annual assessment requirement is subject to appropriation. Provides that the assessment shall be referred to as FITNESSGRAM. Makes changes concerning the reporting of the assessment. Removes the one-mile walk/run test requirement. Provides that the State Board of Education may award a grant to the University of Illinois for the purposes of data management as related to the FITNESSGRAM assessment. Provides that the State Board of Education and the University of Illinois shall work together with a statewide professional organization of physical educators.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David E. Miller
  2/18/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2009HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  2/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/11/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 013-003-000
  3/11/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A. Mendoza
  3/18/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/18/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Annazette Collins
  3/18/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/18/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  3/18/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  3/20/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  3/25/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  3/31/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. David E. Miller
  3/31/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/1/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  4/1/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  4/1/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/1/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/2/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  4/2/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/3/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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