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 Bill Status of HB5035  96th General Assembly

Short Description:  SCH CD-ELEM SCH-RECESS REQ

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/34-18.43 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that a school board shall require that schools provide daily recess for all students in kindergarten through grade 8. Provides that recess must be at least 10 minutes in length and must occur once in the middle of each morning. Provides that if the principal determines that the weather is inclement, the principal shall direct that a recess be held indoors. Requires the principal to ensure that students are given the opportunity to engage in physical exercise during each recess. Provides that the time required for recesses is included in the minimum number of hours necessary to constitute a full day of attendance under the State aid formula provisions.

DateChamber Action
  1/22/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  1/25/2010HouseFirst Reading
  1/25/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2010HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/10/2010HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 001-004-000; LOST
  3/10/2010HouseRemains in Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/15/2010HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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