Synopsis As Introduced Amends the School Boards Article of the School Code. Provides that school personnel may not refer a student to any other local public entity, school public resource officer, or peace officer for the purpose of a local public entity issuing the child a fine or a fee for an incident or behavior that has been or can be pursued through the school district's available disciplinary interventions and consequences. Amends the School Board and Compulsory Attendance Articles of the School Code to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Changes certain references from "school public resource officer" to "school resource officer". Provides that the provisions of the School Code prohibiting fines or fees as a disciplinary consequence and referral of a student does not modify school disciplinary responses provided under specified provisions of the School Code that exist before the effective date of the amendatory Act nor responses to alleged delinquent or criminal conduct as set forth in the School Code, the Juvenile Court Act of 1987, or the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes grammatical and typographical corrections.