IL HB5918 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on January 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Requires the school board to establish a fund to compensate students who, beginning with the 2007-2008 school year, were subject to sexual abuse or sexual assault. Requires the board to contribute a minimum of $10,000,000 to the fund. Requires the board to advertise the availability of the fund by posting information about the fund on the school district's Internet website, advertising in a newspaper of general circulation in the district, and advertising on social media. Requires the advertisements to include certain information. Provides that the school board shall obtain the State Board of Education's approval regarding the content of the advertisements and regarding the scope of the school board's advertising efforts to ensure that the advertising efforts are, to the extent possible, sufficient to reach as many parents and legal guardians of eligible students as possible. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement by the State. Effective immediately.

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2019-01-08HouseSession Sine Die
2018-11-07HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-11-07HouseFirst Reading
2018-06-19HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
105534-18.60New CodeSee Bill Text
308058.42New CodeSee Bill Text

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