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 Bill Status of HB5489  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  SCH CD-LABOR HISTORY

House Sponsors
Rep. Gregg Johnson - Matt Hanson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-23.17 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Courses of Study Article of the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2025-2026 school year, the school board of a school district that maintains any of grades 9 through 12 may provide to its students in grades 9 through 12 a unit of instruction studying the events of labor history. Provides that the instruction may also include information on the rights of workers and employment opportunities. Sets forth the events and information that may be included in the instruction. Provides that the State Superintendent of Education may prepare and make available to all school boards instructional materials that may be used as guidelines for development of the instruction. Provides that the instruction may be provided through an online program or course. Effective July 1, 2024.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Gregg Johnson
  2/9/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2024HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  4/4/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Matt Hanson
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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