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 Bill Status of HB4007  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Maurice A. West, II - Jonathan Carroll - Katie Stuart - Rita Mayfield, Joyce Mason, Mary Edly-Allen, Daniel Didech, Carol Ammons, Diane Pappas, Terra Costa Howard, Kathleen Willis, Grant Wehrli, Amy Grant and Camille Y. Lilly

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Steve Stadelman - Linda Holmes)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-9.1from Ch. 122, par. 27-9.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that sex education course material and instruction in grades 6 through 12 must include an age-appropriate discussion on sexting; defines "sexting". Provides that the discussion on sexting must include an exploration of: (i) the possible consequences of sexting, (ii) the identification of situations in which bullying or harassment result from sexting, (iii) the possible long-term consequences of sexting, (iv) the importance of using the Internet safely, (v) the identification of individuals in the school or community that may be contacted for assistance with issues, concerns, or problems, and (vi) the development of strategies for resisting peer pressure and for communicating in a positive manner. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  12/19/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  1/8/2020HouseFirst Reading
  1/8/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  1/15/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  1/15/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  1/15/2020HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Katie Stuart
  1/29/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  1/29/2020HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/4/2020HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  2/19/2020HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 020-000-000
  2/19/2020HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/19/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
  2/20/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  2/25/2020HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/25/2020HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/26/2020HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Pappas
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/26/2020SenateArrive in Senate
  2/26/2020SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  2/26/2020SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  2/26/2020SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2020SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2020SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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