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Full Text of HB4642  95th General Assembly



HB4642 Engrossed LRB095 18599 NHT 44685 b

1     AN ACT concerning schools.
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 adding Section
5 22-50 as follows:
6     (105 ILCS 5/22-50 new)
7     Sec. 22-50. Twice-exceptional children; recommendations.
8 The State Advisory Council on the Education of Children with
9 Disabilities and the Advisory Council on the Education of
10 Gifted and Talented Children shall research and discuss best
11 practices for addressing the needs of "twice-exceptional"
12 children, those who are gifted and talented and have a
13 disability. The Councils shall then jointly make
14 recommendations to the State Board of Education with respect to
15 the State Board of Education providing guidance and technical
16 assistance to school districts in furthering improved
17 educational outcomes for gifted and twice-exceptional
18 children. Recommendations shall include strategies to (i)
19 educate teachers and other providers about the unique needs of
20 this population, (ii) train teachers in target,
21 research-based, identification and pedagogical methods, and
22 (iii) establish guidelines for unique programming for
23 twice-exceptional students.



HB4642 Engrossed - 2 - LRB095 18599 NHT 44685 b

1     Notwithstanding any other rulemaking authority that may
2 exist, neither the Governor nor any agency or agency head under
3 the jurisdiction of the Governor has any authority to make or
4 promulgate rules to implement or enforce the provisions of this
5 amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly. If, however, the
6 Governor believes that rules are necessary to implement or
7 enforce the provisions of this amendatory Act of the 95th
8 General Assembly, the Governor may suggest rules to the General
9 Assembly by filing them with the Clerk of the House and the
10 Secretary of the Senate and by requesting that the General
11 Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact those
12 suggested rules into law, or take any other appropriate action
13 in the General Assembly's discretion. Nothing contained in this
14 amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly shall be
15 interpreted to grant rulemaking authority under any other
16 Illinois statute where such authority is not otherwise
17 explicitly given. For the purposes of this amendatory Act of
18 the 95th General Assembly, "rules" is given the meaning
19 contained in Section 1-70 of the Illinois Administrative
20 Procedure Act, and "agency" and "agency head" are given the
21 meanings contained in Sections 1-20 and 1-25 of the Illinois
22 Administrative Procedure Act to the extent that such
23 definitions apply to agencies or agency heads under the
24 jurisdiction of the Governor.
25     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
26 becoming law.