Synopsis As Introduced Amends the School Code. Requires the school board of each school district to grant full-time employees of the district 5 mental health days each school year at full pay. Provides that the employee is not required to provide a medical note or other documentation to use the mental health day. Provides that used and uncompensated mental health days are not eligible for pensionable service credit under the Illinois Pension Code. Effective immediately.
Fiscal Note (State Board of Education)
HB 4742 does not have a fiscal impact to the State Board of Education. There will be increased costs to school districts; however, that amount is not known. The State Board of Education strongly recommends the sponsors consult with IMRF and TRS regarding fiscal impact to the State.
State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)