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 Bill Status of HB5941  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Christine Winger - Fred Crespo - Barbara Wheeler

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 120/2from Ch. 102, par. 42
5 ILCS 140/7from Ch. 116, par. 207
105 ILCS 10/6from Ch. 122, par. 50-6
105 ILCS 128/20
105 ILCS 128/45 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Safety Drill Act. Requires schools to conduct a law enforcement drill to address a school shooting incident within 90 days after the beginning of each academic year (instead of conducting it during each academic year). Requires all school boards of school districts to develop threat assessment protocols and to create threat assessment teams. Provides that the threat assessment team shall include specified personnel and other members. Provides that a threat assessment protocol adopted by the school board shall be a public document and be posted on the school district's website. Provides that a school board shall create the threat assessment team within 30 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act and adopt an initial threat assessment protocol within 90 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that a school district may share information concerning a clear and present danger with another school district and creates a conforming exemption in the Illinois School Student Records Act. Creates exemptions for the work of the threat assessment team in the Open Meetings Act and the Freedom of Information Act. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  8/10/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Christine Winger
  8/10/2018HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  8/10/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  11/7/2018HouseFirst Reading
  11/7/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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