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 Bill Status of HB5452  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mary Beth Canty, Kelly M. Cassidy, Diane Blair-Sherlock, Will Guzzardi, Laura Faver Dias, Anne Stava-Murray, Kam Buckner, Joyce Mason, Robert "Bob" Rita, Maura Hirschauer, Maurice A. West, II, Tracy Katz Muhl, Lilian Jiménez, Norma Hernandez, Justin Slaughter, Hoan Huynh, Sonya M. Harper, Cyril Nichols, Mark L. Walker, Sharon Chung, Gregg Johnson and Kevin John Olickal

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/19/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 155/10
110 ILCS 155/15
110 ILCS 155/20
110 ILCS 155/25
110 ILCS 155/30
735 ILCS 110/5
735 ILCS 110/10
735 ILCS 110/15

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act. Provides that all higher education institutions shall include in the comprehensive policy concerning sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, information about how the higher education institution protects individuals who report from retaliation. Provides that the higher education institutions procedure for responding to a report shall also include protecting the survivor from retaliation, including a policy and process for early dismissal of any retaliatory claim by a respondent against a survivor, including, but not limited to, claims of defamation, harassment, bullying, and any other violation of policy claims where the actions alleged by the respondent are related to the survivor's report. Makes related changes in provisions concerning student notification of rights and options, confidential advisors, complaint resolution procedures, and campus training. Amends the Citizen Participation Act. Provides that a court shall not permit any person to pursue a defamation action to silence or retaliate against, a person reporting gender-based violence, including cases where the alleged perpetrator is publicly named. Provides that the exception to motions under this Act are when the acts are not genuinely aimed at procuring favorable government action, result, or outcome or when the plaintiff presents clear and convincing evidence that the reporting of gender-based violence constituted speaking with actual malice. Makes related changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary Beth Canty
  2/9/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/5/2024HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  4/3/2024HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 007-004-000
  4/4/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Mary Beth Canty
  4/5/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Faver Dias
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kam Buckner
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert "Bob" Rita
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maura Hirschauer
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tracy Katz Muhl
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lilian Jiménez
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norma Hernandez
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Hoan Huynh
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  4/15/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Higher Education Committee
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cyril Nichols
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sharon Chung
  4/17/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregg Johnson
  4/17/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2024HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin John Olickal
  4/19/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/19/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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