Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Interscholastic Athletic Organization Act. Requires an association that has as one of its purposes promoting, sponsoring, regulating, or in any manner providing for interscholastic athletics or any form of athletic competition among schools and students within this State and that has a performance-enhancing substance testing program to prohibit a student from participating in an athletic competition sponsored or sanctioned by the association unless (i) the student agrees not to use certain performance-enhancing substances, and, if the student is enrolled in high school, the student submits to random testing for the presence of these substances in the student's body and (ii) the association obtains from the student's parent a statement signed by the parent acknowledging certain information. Provides that a school district shall require that each district employee who serves as an athletic coach at or above the 9th grade level for an extracurricular athletic activity sponsored or sanctioned by an association complete an educational program on the prevention of abuse of performance-enhancing substances and complete a proficiency exam. Requires the Department of Public Health to provide oversight of the annual administration of a performance-enhancing substance testing program by an association under which high school students participating in an athletic competition sponsored or sanctioned by the association are tested at multiple times throughout the athletic season for the presence of certain performance-enhancing substances in the students' bodies. Contains provisions concerning confidentiality, funding, exceptions, and liability. Repeals these provisions on July 1, 2011. Effective immediately.
Amends the State Finance Act and the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that, in addition to the penalty imposed for a drug related offense involving possession or delivery of a controlled substance, other than methamphetamine, as defined in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, a fee of $50 shall be assessed by the court, the proceeds of which shall be collected by the Circuit Clerk and remitted to the State Treasurer for deposit into the Performance-enhancing Substance Testing Fund. Creates the Performance-enhancing Substance Testing Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that all money in the Fund shall be used, subject to appropriation, by the Department of Public Health to distribute as grants to pay the costs of the performance-enhancing substance testing program.
House Floor Amendment No. 3 Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill as amended by House Amendment No. 1, with the following changes. Changes the definition of "association" to mean the Illinois High School Association. Provides that the association (instead of a school district) shall require that each athletic coach (instead of each district employee who serves as an athletic coach) complete an educational program on the prevention of abuse of performance-enhancing substances developed by the association (instead of also allowing for the completion of a comparable program developed by the school district or a private entity with relevant expertise). Provides that the association (instead of the school district) shall also require the person to complete an exam. Makes changes concerning the adoption of rules by the Department of Public Health. Provides that the General Assembly may appropriate additional funding for the testing program. Allows the additional $50 fee that is deposited into the Performance-enhancing Substance Testing Fund to be assessed for other drug-related offenses. Makes changes concerning the repeal of the amendatory provisions on July 1, 2011.