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 Bill Status of SB2109  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  TRAUMA-INFORMED SCHOOL BOARD

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Karina Villa - Melinda Bush - Christopher Belt - Laura Fine, Meg Loughran Cappel, Mike Simmons and Jacqueline Y. Collins

House Sponsors
(Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/27/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0638

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-20.73 new
105 ILCS 5/34-18.67 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Requires each member of a school board and the district superintendent to complete a course of instruction approved by the State Board of Education regarding the adoption and administration of a trauma-informed school standard on an annual basis. Provides that the required training shall focus on (i) the recognition of and care for trauma in students and educators, (ii) the relationship between educator wellness and student learning, (iii) the effect of trauma on student behavior and learning, (iv) the prevalence of trauma among students, including the prevalence of trauma among student populations at higher risk of experiencing trauma, and (v) the effects of implicit or explicit bias on recognizing trauma among various racial or ethnic groups of students. Sets forth other provisions concerning the course of instruction. By no later than December 1, 2021, requires the State Board of Education to approve one or more courses of instruction that satisfy the training requirements. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/10-20.73 new
105 ILCS 5/34-18.67 new
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/10-16a
105 ILCS 5/10-22.39

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. In provisions concerning a school board member's leadership training, requires that professional development leadership training cover trauma-informed practices for students and staff beginning with the 2022-2023 school year. Sets forth what the training must include and who may provide the training. Allows the State Board of Education to adopt rules to implement and administer the provisions concerning a school board member's leadership training. In provisions relating to in-service training programs for licensed school personnel and administrators, requires training to identify the warning signs of trauma. Provides for training regarding the adoption and administration of a trauma-informed school standard. Sets forth the information that may be provided in a course of instruction. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes. Requires that the training in trauma-informed practices for students and staff begin with the 2023-2024 school year rather than the 2022-2023 school year. Makes changes concerning the information that must be included in the training both for school board members and for in-service training programs. Effective January 1, 2023 (rather than immediately).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Karina Villa
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Education
  4/14/2021SenateDo Pass Education; 008-003-000
  4/14/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2021
  4/16/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Karina Villa
  4/16/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/20/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/20/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Education
  4/23/2021SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As April 30, 2021
  4/26/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Karina Villa
  4/26/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/27/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Education
  4/27/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 28, 2021
  4/28/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 013-000-000
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  4/29/2021SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/29/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Villa
  4/29/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 036-015-000
  4/29/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/30/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/30/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/4/2021HouseFirst Reading
  5/4/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/5/2021HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  5/13/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; 005-003-000
  5/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/19/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
  5/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools; 005-002-000
  5/25/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/25/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/25/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/27/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 070-043-000
  5/27/2021SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 28, 2021
  5/28/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Karina Villa
  5/28/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Education
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Education; 009-004-000
  5/30/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 041-018-000
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs
  5/30/2021SenateSenate Concurs
  5/30/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2021SenateSent to the Governor
  8/27/2021SenateGovernor Approved
  8/27/2021SenateEffective Date January 1, 2023
  8/27/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0638

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