IL HB1623 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 1 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-02-01 - Referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the School Code. Requires a school board to adopt a policy to (i) allow the parent or legal guardian of a child to notify the school principal or a designee in writing that the parent or legal guardian objects to the use of specific course material and (ii) allow the child to use alternative course material. Requires the alternative course material to be provided at the expense of the parent or legal guardian. Requires the content of the alternative course material to be sufficiently equivalent to the specific course material to enable the child to meet State standards in a particular subject area. Effective July 1, 2023.

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2023-02-01HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2023-02-01HouseFirst Reading
2023-02-01HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ryan Spain

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
105510-31New CodeSee Bill Text
105534-18.82New CodeSee Bill Text

Illinois State Sources

Bill Comments