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 Bill Status of HB2966  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II - Linda Chapa LaVia - Jack D. Franks - Kelly M. Cassidy - Sara Feigenholtz, Katherine Cloonen, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Sam Yingling, Deborah Conroy, Emanuel Chris Welch and Kathleen Willis

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-23.7

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education, in consultation with the Department of Juvenile Justice and the Department of Children and Family Services, to establish a bullying hotline for students, parents, teachers, and other parties to report any violence happening on school property, on a school bus, or over the Internet via cyberbullying. Provides that the hotline shall consist of a statewide, toll-free telephone number, with voicemail capabilities provided after working hours. Provides that the State Board shall also maintain an Internet website for reports to be submitted online. Requires the State Board to adopt rules to implement these provisions.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  2/26/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/27/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/27/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/27/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/4/2013HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/6/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  3/6/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/13/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education Committee; 010-002-000
  3/13/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  3/15/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/19/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/20/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  3/20/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  4/17/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2013HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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