CHICAGO - Governor Pat Quinn today took action on the following bills:


Bill No.: HB 5397

An Act Concerning: Education

Requires the Illinois State Board of Education to mandate that public schools use a physical fitness assessment.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately


Bill No.: SB 3274

An Act Concerning: Education

Provides that physical education and health education teachers can be regarded as highly-qualified if they meet the requirements applied to teachers in core academic subjects.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015


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