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 Bill Status of HB0196  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John A. Fritchey - Paul D. Froehlich - Luis Arroyo

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2009HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 20/0.01from Ch. 122, par. 770
105 ILCS 20/1from Ch. 122, par. 771
105 ILCS 20/5 rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Silent Reflection and Student Prayer Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Silent Reflection and Meditation Act. Provides that the brief period of silence at the opening of every school day must not exceed one minute and shall be an opportunity for silent reflection (instead of prayer) or for silent meditation (instead of reflection) on the anticipated activities of the day. Repeals a Section concerning student prayer. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. John A. Fritchey
  1/14/2009HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/22/2009HouseMotion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b), Rep. John A. Fritchey
  2/4/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/4/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  2/10/2009HouseMotion Prevailed by Voice Vote
  2/10/2009HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey

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