School’s built in Illinois in the future may have an added measure of safety, if a bill working its way through the General Assembly becomes law.   The Illinois House has passed a bill requiring that new school construction conform to the International Code Council and includes a storm shelter.  State Representative Dan Beiser (D-Alton) supported the bill.

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This bill only addresses school construction in the future; nobody is required to retrofit.  House Bill 2513 now heads to the Senate for consideration.

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