IL HB4135 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on August 27 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2022-04-04 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the School Code. Provides that the State Board of Education may issue, refuse to issue, or revoke recognition for schools. Amends certain provisions of the School Code with respect to public health requirements issued by the Department of Public Health when a public health emergency is declared by the Governor. Allows the State Board to revoke recognition for schools that fail to comply with the public health requirements. In provisions concerning the registration and recognition of nonpublic schools, requires a nonpublic school to comply with public health requirements. Prohibits a school board from passing any resolution that contravenes any of the public health requirements. Makes similar changes to provisions concerning the licensure powers of the State Board of Education. Requires schools to investigate complaints of noncompliance with the public health requirements; sets forth complaint procedures. Provides that the State Superintendent of Education may require a school to operate fully remotely if the public health requirements are not followed. Sets forth penalty provisions. Provides for rulemaking by the State Board of Education. Makes a corresponding change in the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.

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2022-04-04HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
2021-09-03HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2021-09-03HouseFirst Reading
2021-08-27HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
105510-20Amended CodeCitation Text
105510-30Amended CodeCitation Text
10552-3.25Amended CodeCitation Text
10552-3.25oAmended CodeCitation Text
105521B-5Amended CodeCitation Text
105534-18.66Amended CodeCitation Text
51005-45Amended CodeCitation Text

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