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 Bill Status of HB3449  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Matt Hanson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/10/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
405 ILCS 49/15

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children's Mental Health Act of 2003. In a provision requiring the Illinois State Board of Education to develop and implement a plan to incorporate social and emotional development standards for the purpose of enhancing and measuring children's school readiness and ability to achieve academic success, provides that the plan shall be reviewed and revised periodically by the Board of Education at least once every 3 years. Requires the plan to include the teaching of grade-appropriate mental health topics, including, but not limited to, types of mental illness, how to find help for mental illness for peers and yourself, suicide prevention, substance abuse prevention, coping strategies, appropriate language to use surrounding mental health, and how to incorporate technology in a mental health crisis. In a provision requiring every Illinois school district to develop a policy for incorporating social and emotional development into the district's educational program, provides that the policy shall be reviewed and revised periodically by the school district to incorporate revised provisions of the Board of Education's social and emotional development standards.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Matt Hanson
  2/17/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2023HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/10/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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