HB2870 EnrolledLRB097 06581 NHT 46666 b

1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
522-65 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/22-65 new)
7    Sec. 22-65. Enrollment information; children of military
8personnel. At the time of annual enrollment or at any time
9during the school year, a school district or a recognized
10non-public school, except for sectarian non-public schools,
11serving any of grades kindergarten through 12 shall provide,
12either on its standard enrollment form or on a separate form,
13the opportunity for the individual enrolling the student to
14voluntarily state whether the student has a parent or guardian
15who is a member of a branch of the armed forces of the United
16States and who is either deployed to active duty or expects to
17be deployed to active duty during the school year. Each school
18district and recognized non-public school shall report this
19enrollment information as aggregate data to the State Board of
21    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22becoming law.