Bill Status of HB4575  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-SCH DISCIPLINE/COVID-19

House Sponsors
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.192 new
105 ILCS 5/10-20.33
105 ILCS 5/10-20.83 new
105 ILCS 5/34-18.20
105 ILCS 5/34-18.78 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. If the Governor has declared a disaster due to a public health emergency related to COVID-19 pursuant to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act, prohibits the State Board of Education from (i) revoking or removing a school district's recognition status, (ii) revoking a person's educator license, or (iii) prohibiting a school district or student from participating in interscholastic athletics or other activities or events for failing to comply with COVID-19 mitigation efforts, policies, rules, and guidance adopted by the State Board of Education and the Department of Public Health. In provisions concerning the use of isolated time out and time out, makes changes to the definitions of "isolated time out" and "time out". Sets forth procedures concerning the use of isolated time out and time out if the Governor has declared a disaster due to a public health emergency related to COVID-19 pursuant to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act. Adds provisions related to disciplinary actions imposed on students who refuse to comply with COVID-19 mitigation efforts in policies, rules, and guidance adopted by the State Board of Education and the Department of Public Health. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/14/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  1/21/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/21/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee