IL HB5941 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)
Status: Introduced on August 10 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-11-07 - Referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Amends the School Safety Drill Act. Requires schools to conduct a law enforcement drill to address a school shooting incident within 90 days after the beginning of each academic year (instead of conducting it during each academic year). Requires all school boards of school districts to develop threat assessment protocols and to create threat assessment teams. Provides that the threat assessment team shall include specified personnel and other members. Provides that a threat assessment protocol adopted by the school board shall be a public document and be posted on the school district's website. Provides that a school board shall create the threat assessment team within 30 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act and adopt an initial threat assessment protocol within 90 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that a school district may share information concerning a clear and present danger with another school district and creates a conforming exemption in the Illinois School Student Records Act. Creates exemptions for the work of the threat assessment team in the Open Meetings Act and the Freedom of Information Act. Effective immediately.

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Title

SCH THREAT ASSESSMENT PROTOCOL

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2018-11-07HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-11-07HouseFirst Reading
2018-08-10HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
2018-08-10HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
2018-08-10HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Christine Winger

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
105106Amended CodeCitation Text
10512820Amended CodeCitation Text
10512845New CodeSee Bill Text
51202Amended CodeCitation Text
51407Amended CodeCitation Text

Illinois State Sources


Bill Comments

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