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 Bill Status of HB0018  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Lou Lang - Monique D. Davis - LaShawn K. Ford - Elizabeth Hernandez - Elga L. Jefferies, Lisa M. Dugan, Linda Chapa LaVia, Fred Crespo, Al Riley, Karen May, Susana A Mendoza, Deborah L. Graham, Richard T. Bradley, Mike Boland, Jack McGuire and Kenneth Dunkin

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Mattie Hunter - Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/23/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0349

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-23.7
30 ILCS 805/8.31 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that, beginning 180 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, each school district shall create and maintain a policy on bullying, which policy must be filed with the State Board of Education. Provides that the policy must be updated every 2 years and filed with the State Board after being updated. Provides that the State Board shall monitor the implementation of these policies. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Requires each school district to communicate its policy on bullying to its students and their parent or guardian on an annual basis.

DateChamber Action
  12/5/2006HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  1/19/2007HouseFirst Reading
  1/19/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/31/2007HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  2/7/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 014-004-001
  2/7/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/7/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  2/7/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/7/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  2/7/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  2/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  2/8/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/8/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/21/2007HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  2/21/2007HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  2/21/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  2/21/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  2/21/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  2/21/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elga L. Jefferies
  2/22/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  2/22/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A Mendoza
  3/6/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  3/7/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  3/13/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/13/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/14/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 084-030-002
  3/14/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard T. Bradley
  3/14/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/14/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  3/14/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  3/15/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  3/15/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 20, 2007
  3/15/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/20/2007SenateFirst Reading
  3/20/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  3/30/2007SenateAssigned to Education
  5/2/2007SenateHeld in Education
  5/10/2007SenateDo Pass Education; 007-002-000
  5/10/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 15, 2007
  5/16/2007SenateSecond Reading
  5/16/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2007
  5/18/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/25/2007SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2007
  5/29/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/29/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 048-006-000
  5/29/2007HousePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2007HouseSent to the Governor
  8/23/2007HouseGovernor Approved
  8/23/2007HouseEffective Date August 23, 2007
  8/23/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0349

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