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Full Text of HB1999  94th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2005 and 2006


Introduced 2/14/2005, by Rep. Michael J. Madigan - Barbara Flynn Currie - Calvin L. Giles


105 ILCS 5/10-22.24a   from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.24a

    Amends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning school counselors.

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1     AN ACT concerning education.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Section
5 10-22.24a as follows:
6     (105 ILCS 5/10-22.24a)  (from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.24a)
7     Sec. 10-22.24a. School counselor. To employ school
8 counselors. A school counselor is a qualified specialist who
9 holds a School Service Personnel certificate endorsed in school
10 counseling issued pursuant to Section 21-25 of this Code and
11 and who either (i) holds or is qualified for an elementary,
12 secondary, special K-12, or special preschool-age 21
13 certificate issued pursuant to Section 21-2 or 21-4 of this
14 Code or (ii) in lieu of holding or qualifying for a teaching
15 certificate, has fulfilled such other requirements as the State
16 Board of Education and the State Teacher Certification Board
17 may by rule establish. An individual who has completed an
18 approved program in another state may apply for a School
19 Service Personnel certificate endorsed in school counseling
20 and shall receive such a certificate if a review of his or her
21 credentials indicates that he or she meets the additional
22 requirements of this Section.
23 (Source: P.A. 93-125, eff. 7-10-03.)