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 Bill Status of HB4202  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-DYSLEXIA SCREENING

House Sponsors
Rep. Jonathan Carroll, Bob Morgan, Rita Mayfield, Kelly M. Cassidy, Will Guzzardi, Barbara Hernandez, Suzanne Ness, Amy Elik, Jehan Gordon-Booth, Anne Stava-Murray, Lindsey LaPointe, Jawaharial Williams, Janet Yang Rohr, Ann M. Williams, Joyce Mason, William Davis, Cyril Nichols, Robyn Gabel, Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar, Maurice A. West, II, Deb Conroy, Katie Stuart and Theresa Mah

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/5/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.161
105 ILCS 5/10-20.82 new
105 ILCS 5/34-18.77 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides for dyslexia screening guidelines and rules. Requires the State Board of Education to employ at least 5 dyslexia specialists or dyslexia therapists with a minimum of 5 years of field experience in screening, identifying, and treating dyslexia and related disorders to provide technical assistance and training. Provides that, beginning with the 2022-2023 school year, each school district must screen students in grades kindergarten through second (and in higher grades under certain circumstances) for the risk factors of dyslexia using a universal screener approved by the State Board. Sets forth what the screening must include. Provides for additional screening for a student who is determined to be at risk, or at some risk, for dyslexia to determine if a student has the characteristics of dyslexia. Requires the use of a multi-tiered system of support framework if screening indicates that a student has some risk factors for dyslexia or has the characteristics of dyslexia. Sets forth provisions concerning exceptions to screening, dyslexia intervention services, and reporting. Effective July 1, 2022.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  11/2/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  1/5/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/5/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/18/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  1/20/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  1/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  1/26/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  1/26/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  1/27/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Ness
  1/27/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Elik
  1/27/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  2/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  2/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  2/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams
  2/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
  2/7/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  2/7/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  2/7/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/9/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cyril Nichols
  2/9/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/9/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar
  2/15/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  2/15/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  2/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah

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