Bill Status of HB3819 101st General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-EMPLOYEE DISCIPLINE
Rep. David McSweeney - Jonathan Carroll
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that, if a school district or person who is a contractor to the district takes disciplinary action, including requiring a paid or unpaid leave of absence, against an employee who is an educator licensed under the Educator Licensure Article of the Code or an employee of the contractor because of an allegation made against that employee that involves a violation of the Criminal Code of 2012 and the offense is sexually motivated, the school district must report the allegation, including the name of the employee, to (i) all persons employed by the school district or by the contractor who have duties within the school to which that employee is assigned and (ii) all parents or guardians of students attending the school to which that employee is assigned; defines "sexually motivated". Provides that if a school district makes a report and, subsequent to the reporting, the employee who was the subject of the report has been exonerated from the allegation, the school district must report the exoneration to all persons who received the initial report. Requires the State Board of Education to adopt rules. Effective immediately.