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 Bill Status of HB0118  99th General Assembly

Short Description:  SCH CD-ELEM SCH-RECESS REQ

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/34-18.49 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that the Chicago Board of Education shall require that schools provide daily recess for all students in kindergarten through grade 8. Provides that a recess must be at least 10 minutes in length. Provides that if the principal determines that the weather is inclement, the principal shall direct that a recess be held indoors. Requires the principal to ensure that students are given the opportunity to engage in physical exercise during each recess. Provides that the time required for recesses is included in the minimum number of hours necessary to constitute a full day of attendance under the State aid formula provisions.

DateChamber Action
  1/14/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  1/14/2015HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/3/2015HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/4/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 025-000-000
  3/4/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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