Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee Hearing Apr 15 2021 4:00PM www.ilga.gov Virtual Room 2 Springfield, IL - House Floor Amendment 2
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/14-17 new
Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Requires a school district to provide notification to the parent or guardian of a student with an individualized education program (IEP) that the student may be eligible to receive additional specified services, benefits, or resources. Provides that the written notification must be provided no later than 30 days following the implementation of the initial IEP and once a year thereafter. Effective immediately.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes. Removes the requirement that a school district provide written notification concerning Supplemental Security Income and a special-needs trust. Provides that a school district must provide the written notification concerning the Prioritization of Urgency of Need for Services database to the parent or guardian at the initial meeting between the school district and the parent or guardian to develop the student's individualized education program and once a year thereafter at a regularly scheduled individualized education program meeting (rather than no later than 30 days following the implementation of the initial individualized education program and once a year thereafter). Requires a school district to provide to the parent or guardian of a student with an individualized education program a copy of the Department of Human Services's guide titled "Understanding PUNS". Effective immediately.