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Full Text of HB0288  96th General Assembly



HB0288 Engrossed LRB096 04985 NHT 15051 b

1     AN ACT concerning education.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Silent Reflection and Student Prayer Act is
5 amended by changing Sections 0.01 and 1 as follows:
6     (105 ILCS 20/0.01)  (from Ch. 122, par. 770)
7     Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
8 Student Silent Reflection and Student Prayer Act.
9 (Source: P.A. 92-832, eff. 1-1-03.)
10     (105 ILCS 20/1)  (from Ch. 122, par. 771)
11     Sec. 1. In each public school classroom, the teacher in
12 charge may conduct shall observe a brief period of silence with
13 the participation of all the pupils therein assembled at the
14 opening of every school day. This period shall not be conducted
15 as a religious exercise but shall be an opportunity for silent
16 prayer or for such silent reflection as may be desired by each
17 individual pupil on the anticipated activities of the day.
18 (Source: P.A. 95-680, eff. 10-11-07.)
19     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
20 becoming law.