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 Bill Status of HB1485  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Constance A. Howard

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/21-29 new
110 ILCS 205/9.33 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that a transition specialist certificate shall be issued to persons who, through their education and training, have a comprehensive understanding of the requirements for transition planning and of transition services for students with all types of disabilities and are aware of the array of options available to students with disabilities after they exit high school. Provides that before the 2008-2009 academic year, the Board of Higher Education shall, in collaboration with the Interagency Coordinating Council and the Advisory Council on the Education of Children with Disabilities, develop coursework for students who want to qualify for a transition specialist certificate. Provides that those public universities that are teacher training institutions shall implement the coursework developed by the Board beginning with the 2008-2009 academic year. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/21/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Constance A. Howard
  2/21/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/21/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2007HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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