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HB 246 - Requires Public Schools to Teach about Prominent LGBTQ Figures - Illinois Key Vote

Tom Weber voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Public Schools to Teach about Prominent LGBTQ Figures

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (37-17) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Public Schools to Teach about Prominent LGBTQ Figures

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires public schools to teach about prominent LGBTQ figures in history classes.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires public schools to teach history lessons that include the roles and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in state and U.S. history (Sec. 5).

  • Requires that all textbook purchases made by public schools to include the roles and contributions of all people protected under the Illinois Human Rights Act (Sec. 5).

  • Specifies that the act will take effect on July 1, 2019 (Sec. 99).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (60-42) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Public Schools to Teach about Prominent LGBTQ Figures

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires public schools to teach about prominent LGBTQ figures in history classes.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires public schools to teach history lessons that include the roles and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in state and U.S. history (Sec. 5).

  • Requires that all textbook purchases made by public schools to include the roles and contributions of all people protected under the Illinois Human Rights Act (Sec. 5).

  • Specifies that the act will take effect on July 1, 2019 (Sec. 99).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Public Schools to Teach about Prominent LGBTQ Figures

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