Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford

Filed: 5/2/2023





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2392 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
524-3.5 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/24-3.5 new)
7    Sec. 24-3.5. Attendance for federal advocacy work. Any
8teacher who is a member of a statewide association
9representing teachers and who is elected by the association's
10membership to represent the association in federal advocacy
11work may spend up to 10 days during a school term representing
12the association in federal advocacy work. No deduction of
13wages may be made for such absence, and the statewide
14association shall reimburse the employing school district for
15the cost of the need for a substitute teacher as the result of
16the teacher's absence.".