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 Bill Status of SB3644  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura Ellman

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/15/2024SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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, every public high school shall include instruction on climate change and the impacts and causes of climate change in grades 9 through 12 in specified courses. Provides that the State Board of Education shall convene a working group of students, educators, and experts in the area of climate change. Sets forth tasks for the working group concerning State learning standards. Provides that the State Superintendent of Education shall prepare and make available to school boards instructional materials and professional development training for educators that may be used as guidelines for development of the instruction. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura Ellman
  2/9/2024SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/20/2024SenateAssigned to Education
  3/6/2024SenatePostponed - Education
  3/15/2024SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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