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 Bill Status of HB3304  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCHOOL INVESTIGATIVE INTERVIEW

House Sponsors
Rep. Fred Crespo - Steven Reick - Michelle Mussman - Emanuel Chris Welch, Karina Villa, Mary Edly-Allen, Katie Stuart, Jonathan Carroll and Deb Conroy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 80/4.5 new
105 ILCS 5/10-23.14 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children's Advocacy Center Act. Provides that schools in a county with an accredited Children's Advocacy Center shall not proceed with interviews of a student regarding an alleged incident of sexual abuse, regardless of whether the student is a victim, witness, or alleged perpetrator, until the school receives written approval from an appropriate law enforcement agency or the Department of Children and Family Services. Allows a law enforcement agency or the Department to object to an interview allowed by the other entity and no interview may be done until both approve. Allows an investigating body of a school to view a forensic interview under specified circumstances. Includes legislative findings and defines a term. Amends the School Code making conforming changes. Effective July 1, 2019.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
55 ILCS 80/4.5 new
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/22-84 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Moves the provisions to the School Code. Changes references from "sexual abuse" to "child abuse or neglect". Defines "appropriate law enforcement agency" and "written approval". Provides that when a mandated reporter within a school has knowledge of an alleged incident of child abuse or neglect: the reporter shall call the Department of Children and Family Services hotline immediately after obtaining the minimal information necessary to make a report and no school personnel shall conduct an investigation until specified circumstances occur; and contact any Children's Advocacy Center in the county. Removes provisions relating to a Children's Advocacy Center allowing an investigating body to view digitally recorded forensic interviews. Provides that the State Board of Education shall develop and make available materials relating to notification and reporting under the provisions. Provides that the provisions apply to all schools (rather than public schools) operated under the School Code, including non-public schools. Makes conforming changes. Effective July 1, 2019.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  2/15/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2019HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/22/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  3/22/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/26/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karina Villa
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/27/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/27/2019HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 019-000-000
  3/29/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven Reick
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/8/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/8/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/10/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2019HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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