Bill Status of HB5326 101st General Assembly
Short Description: EDUCATION-PHYSICAL RESTRAINT
Rep. Fred Crespo
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Requires Equip for Equality, a State protection and advocacy system, to establish a monitoring team to work in collaboration with the State Board of Education to: (1) conduct monitoring of time out and physical restraint in schools and programs; (2) develop criteria for selecting schools and programs where onsite monitoring shall be conducted; (3) develop protocols for monitoring activity, including frequency and methods for gathering information and data; and (4) determine the frequency and format of reporting by the investigation unit to the State Board of Education. Requires Equip for Equity to submit an annual report to the Governor, General Assembly, and the State Superintendent of Education. Effective immediately.