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 Bill Status of HB5617  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch - Arthur Turner - La Shawn K. Ford, Kelly M. Cassidy, William Davis, Linda Chapa LaVia, Will Guzzardi, Camille Y. Lilly, Elizabeth Hernandez, Rita Mayfield, Gregory Harris, Kenneth Dunkin, Laura Fine, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Robyn Gabel and Sonya M. Harper

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.167 new
105 ILCS 5/10-22.6from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.6

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that the State Board of Education is, subject to appropriation, authorized to award competitive grants under a Safe Schools and Healthy Learning Environments Program. Provides that under the program, selected school districts must reallocate funding for school-based law enforcement personnel in some or all of their schools to other evidence-based and promising practices designed to promote school safety and healthy learning environments, including, but not limited to, restorative justice programs; increased use of school psychologists, social workers, and other mental and behavioral health specialists; drug and alcohol treatment services; wraparound services for youth; and training for school staff on conflict resolution techniques and other disciplinary alternatives. Provides that the program shall match the amount that is reallocated from school-based law enforcement personnel to alternative methods of addressing student behavior on a dollar-for-dollar basis. Prohibits grant funds from being used to increase the use of school-based security personnel. Provides for an annual report to update progress on the Program. Prohibits arrest or being otherwise cited for a criminal offense committed during school hours while on school grounds, in school vehicles, or at school activities or sanctioned events except in certain circumstances. Effective August 1, 2016.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/10/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  3/2/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/2/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/2/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/2/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/3/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/3/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/3/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/23/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/23/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/4/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  4/5/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
  4/6/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  4/6/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  4/6/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  4/7/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/8/2016HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 22, 2016
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/15/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  4/22/2016HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/22/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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