Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond

Filed: 3/21/2014





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3700 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
52-3.160 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/2-3.160 new)
7    Sec. 2-3.160. Definition of dyslexia in rules; reading
8instruction advisory group.
9    (a) The State Board of Education shall adopt rules that
10incorporate an international definition of dyslexia into Part
11226 of Title 23 of the Illinois Administrative Code.
12    (b) Subject to specific State appropriation or the
13availability of private donations, the State Board of Education
14shall establish an advisory group to develop a training module
15or training modules to provide education and professional
16development to teachers, school administrators, and other



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1education professionals regarding multi-sensory, systematic,
2and sequential instruction in reading. This advisory group
3shall complete its work before July 31, 2015 and is abolished
4on July 31, 2015.
5    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
6becoming law.".