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 Bill Status of HB0078  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  LEAD IN SCHOOLS REPORTING

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers and Rita Mayfield

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
105 ILCS 5/10-17afrom Ch. 122, par. 10-17a
105 ILCS 5/34-18.24


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Lead in Schools Reporting Act. Provides that on an annual basis the Department of Public Health, in coordination with local departments of public health serving the City of Chicago, shall conduct specified lead testing at public school facilities within the City. Provides that the results from such testing shall be transmitted to the State Board of Education. Provides that the Department shall notify the State Board if a detected lead level meets a level that the Department deems unsafe. Amends the School Code. Provides that the school report cards for the Chicago school district shall include lead testing results and that students in the district may transfer from one attendance center to another attendance center within or outside of the district if any lead levels at his or her current attendance center meet a level that the Department deems unsafe. Makes other changes to the provisions concerning transfers.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  1/14/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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