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Full Text of HB0293  97th General Assembly


Rep. Jim Durkin

Filed: 2/22/2011





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 293 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Silent Reflection and Student Prayer Act is
5amended 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
8Student 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
12charge may conduct shall observe a brief period of silence with
13the participation of all the pupils therein assembled at the
14opening of every school day. This period shall not be conducted
15as a religious exercise but shall be an opportunity for silent



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1prayer or for such silent reflection as may be desired by each
2individual pupil on the anticipated activities of the day.
3(Source: P.A. 95-680, eff. 10-11-07.)
4    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5becoming law.".