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 Bill Status of HB4560  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Will Guzzardi and Daniel Didech

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 80/7 new
105 ILCS 80/13 new
105 ILCS 80/17 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Speech Rights of Student Journalists Act. Requires each school board to adopt a written policy for the right of student journalists to exercise the freedoms of speech and the press in school-sponsored media. Sets forth specific requirements for the policy. Prohibits the dismissal, suspension, discipline, reassignment, or transfer of or other retaliation against a student media adviser for (i) refusing to infringe on conduct or (ii) acting to protect a student journalist engaged in conduct that is protected under the Act or the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. Sets forth provisions concerning injunctive and declaratory relief.

DateChamber Action
  1/14/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Will Guzzardi
  1/19/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  1/21/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/21/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2022HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

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