IL HB5561 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Failed on January 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the School Code. Provides that a public school student receiving a high school diploma shall have the right to wear a military uniform at the student's high school graduation ceremony if the student has completed basic training for and is an active member of a branch of the United States Armed Forces and is in good standing with his or her branch of the United States Armed Forces. Provides that a school's uniform or dress code policy shall comply with this provision.

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Roll Calls

2018-04-13 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 103 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2019-01-08HouseSession Sine Die
2018-07-01SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
2018-05-24SenatePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed May 25, 2018
2018-05-24SenateThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
2018-05-23SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
2018-05-23SenateSecond Reading
2018-05-22SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
2018-05-22SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 23, 2018
2018-05-22SenateDo Pass Education; 012-000-000
2018-05-21SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
2018-05-11SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
2018-04-25SenateAssigned to Education
2018-04-19SenateReferred to Assignments
2018-04-19SenateFirst Reading
2018-04-19SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Chuck Weaver
2018-04-13SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 17, 2018
2018-04-13SenateArrive in Senate
2018-04-13HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
2018-04-13HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
2018-04-13HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
2018-04-13HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
2018-04-13HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 103-000-000
2018-04-12HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
2018-04-12HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
2018-04-12HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven Reick
2018-04-10HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2018-04-10HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2018-03-08HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2018-03-07HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 018-000-000
2018-02-27HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
2018-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-16HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel Swanson

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
105510-22.25bAmended CodeCitation Text
105522-28New CodeSee Bill Text
105534-2.3Amended CodeCitation Text

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