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 Bill Status of HB0216  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jay Hoffman

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-22.6from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.6
105 ILCS 5/27A-5
105 ILCS 5/34-19from Ch. 122, par. 34-19

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Allows a school board to suspend or authorize the superintendent of the school district or the principal, assistant principal, or dean of students of a school to suspend a student for a period not to exceed 10 school days or to expel a student for a definite period of time not to exceed 2 calendar years, as determined on a case-by-case basis, if (i) the student has been convicted of a violent felony and (ii) the board or, as authorized by board policy, the superintendent of the district or the principal, assistant principal, or dean of students of the school determines that the student's continued presence in school would have a substantial detrimental effect on the general welfare of the school. Provides that the board may also authorize the district superintendent to immediately refer or transfer the student to another attendance center or alternative school if the student has been charged with a violent felony. Defines "violent felony". Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/15/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman
  1/15/2015HouseFirst Reading
  1/15/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/3/2015HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/11/2015HouseTo Special Issues Subcommittee
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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