Bill Status of SB1658 General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Antonio Muņoz - Mattie Hunter - Kimberly A. Lightford

House Sponsors
(Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, Joyce Mason, Emanuel Chris Welch, Monica Bristow, Kambium Buckner, Yehiel M. Kalish, Justin Slaughter, Terri Bryant, Ryan Spain, Andrew S. Chesney, Jeff Keicher, Camille Y. Lilly and LaToya Greenwood)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/16/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0413

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.176 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code to create the Office of School Safety within the State Board of Education. Provides for the Office's duties. Requires the Office to create a grant program for expenditures related to improving school safety. Provides that grant funds must be used for school security improvements, including training and safety-related upgrades to school buildings, equipment (including metal detectors and x-ray machines), and facilities. Specifies the grant application requirements. Effective January 1, 2020.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Provides that, subject to appropriation or private donations, the State Board of Education shall award grants to school districts to support school safety and security. Provides that grant funds may be used for school security improvements, including professional development, safety-related upgrades to school buildings, equipment, including metal detectors and x-ray machines, and facilities, including school-based health centers. Requires the State Board to prioritize the distribution of grants to school districts designated as Tier 1 or Tier 2 under the evidence-based funding formula.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/12/2019SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/12/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/20/2019SenateDo Pass Executive; 018-000-000
  3/20/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2019
  3/28/2019SenateSecond Reading
  3/28/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 3, 2019
  4/3/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  4/3/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/4/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 016-000-000
  4/12/2019SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/12/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Muņoz
  4/12/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/12/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/12/2019HouseArrived in House
  4/12/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/12/2019HouseFirst Reading
  4/12/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/16/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/30/2019HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  5/8/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 016-002-000
  5/8/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  5/9/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/9/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
  5/9/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  5/9/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Yehiel M. Kalish
  5/9/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  5/9/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  5/9/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  5/9/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  5/14/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
  5/16/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  5/23/2019SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  6/21/2019SenateSent to the Governor
  8/16/2019SenateGovernor Approved
  8/16/2019SenateEffective Date January 1, 2020
  8/16/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0413