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Full Text of HB2748  102nd General Assembly

HB2748 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB2748

 

Introduced 2/19/2021, by Rep. Suzanne Ness

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
105 ILCS 5/14-1.02  from Ch. 122, par. 14-1.02

    Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Provides that if a student turns 22 during the time in which the student's in-person instruction is suspended for a period of 3 months or more during the school year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, then the student is eligible for special education services through the end of the following school year (rather than being eligible for such services only until the day before the student's 22nd birthday). Effective immediately.


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FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY
STATE MANDATES ACT MAY REQUIRE REIMBURSEMENT

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning education.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Section
514-1.02 as follows:
 
6    (105 ILCS 5/14-1.02)  (from Ch. 122, par. 14-1.02)
7    Sec. 14-1.02. Children with disabilities. "Children with
8disabilities" means children between the ages of 3 and 21 for
9whom it is determined, through definitions and procedures
10described in the Illinois Rules and Regulations to Govern the
11Organization and Administration of Special Education, that
12special education services are needed. An eligible student who
13requires continued public school educational experience to
14facilitate his or her successful transition and integration
15into adult life is eligible for such services through age 21,
16inclusive, which, for purposes of this Article, means the day
17before the student's 22nd birthday, unless the student turns
1822 during the time in which the student's in-person
19instruction is suspended for a period of 3 months or more
20during the school year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, in
21which case the student is eligible for such services through
22the end of the following school year. An individualized
23education program must be written and agreed upon by

 

 

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1appropriate school personnel and parents or their
2representatives for any child receiving special education.
3(Source: P.A. 95-14, eff. 7-16-07.)
 
4    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5becoming law.