Bill Status of HB4175  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-NONPUBLIC DISCIPLINE

House Sponsors
Rep. Margaret Croke - Katie Stuart, Daniel Didech, Joyce Mason, Janet Yang Rohr, Laura Faver Dias, Diane Blair-Sherlock, Jenn Ladisch Douglass, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Sue Scherer and Maurice A. West, II

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Adriane Johnson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2024SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/22-100 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that a nonpublic school may not engage in slapping or paddling a student, the prolonged maintenance of a student in a physically painful position, or the intentional infliction of bodily harm on a student.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/24-24from Ch. 122, par. 24-24
105 ILCS 5/27A-5
105 ILCS 5/34-84afrom Ch. 122, par. 34-84a

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Provides that school personnel of any school district, charter school, or nonpublic elementary or secondary school may not engage in corporal punishment of a student, inflict corporal punishment upon a student, or cause corporal punishment to be inflicted upon a student. In provisions concerning the maintenance of discipline, provides that a policy on discipline shall provide that a teacher and others may only use reasonable force as permitted under provisions concerning time out, isolated time out, restraint, and necessities (instead of may use reasonable force as needed to maintain safety for the other students, school personnel, or persons or for the purpose of self-defense or the defense of property). Provides that the policy shall prohibit the use of corporal punishment in all circumstances (instead of the policy shall not include slapping, paddling, or prolonged maintenance of students in physically painful positions nor shall it include the intentional infliction of bodily harm). Makes conforming changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  10/16/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Margaret Croke
  10/18/2023HouseFirst Reading
  10/18/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/31/2024HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/8/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Margaret Croke
  3/8/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/11/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  3/12/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/13/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  3/13/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
  3/13/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Faver Dias
  3/13/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/13/2024HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 011-004-000
  3/13/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock
  4/10/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jenn Ladisch Douglass
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/15/2024HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 079-026-000
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  4/16/2024SenateArrive in Senate
  4/16/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/16/2024SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  4/16/2024SenateFirst Reading
  4/16/2024SenateReferred to Assignments