102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/8/2021, by Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the School Code. Makes changes to provisions regarding youth
suicide awareness and prevention. Sets forth some of the characteristics
of students at an increased risk of suicide. Effective immediately.
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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 changing Section
2-3.166 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/2-3.166)
Youth suicide awareness and prevention.
(a) This Section may be referred to as Ann Marie's Law.
(b) The State Board of Education shall do both of the
(1) In consultation with a youth suicide prevention
organization operating in this State and organizations
representing school boards and school personnel, develop a
youth suicide awareness and prevention policy that
is consistent with subsection (c) of this Section.
(2) Compile, develop, and post on its publicly
Internet website both of the following, which
may include materials
already publicly available:
(A) Recommended guidelines and educational
training and professional development.
(B) Recommended resources and age-appropriate
materials on youth suicide awareness and