102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 1/21/2022, by Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the School Code. Requires the school board of each school
district to grant full-time employees of the district 5 mental health days
each school year at full pay. Provides that the employee is not required to
provide a medical note or other documentation to use the mental health day.
Provides that used and uncompensated mental health days are not eligible
for pensionable service credit under the Illinois Pension Code. Effective
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The School Code is amended by adding Section
24-6.5 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/24-6.5 new)
Mental health days.
The school board of each
school district shall grant full-time employees of the
district 5 mental health days each school year at full pay. The
employee is not required to provide a medical note or other
documentation to use the mental health day. Used and
uncompensated mental health days granted under this Section
are not eligible for pensionable service credit under the
Illinois Pension Code.
This Act takes effect upon