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Public Act 098-0947





Public Act 098-0947
SB2989 EnrolledLRB098 16604 NHT 51672 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Section
14-1.09 as follows:
    (105 ILCS 5/14-1.09)  (from Ch. 122, par. 14-1.09)
    Sec. 14-1.09. School psychologist. "School psychologist"
means a psychologist who meets the following qualifications:
        (1) The psychologist:
            (A) has graduated with a master's or higher degree
        in psychology or educational psychology from an
        institution of higher learning that which maintains
        equipment, courses of study, and standards of
        scholarship approved by the State Board of Education,
        who has had at least one school year of full-time
        supervised experience in the delivery of school
        psychological services of a character approved by the
        State Superintendent of Education, and who has such
        additional qualifications as may be required by the
        State Board of Education; or , and
            (B) holds a valid Nationally Certified School
        Psychologist (NCSP) certificate and has such
        additional qualifications as may be required by the
        State Board of Education.
        (2) The psychologist who holds a Professional Educator
    License with a school psychologist endorsement School
    Service Personnel Certificate endorsed for school
    psychology issued pursuant to Section 21B-25 of this Code
    21-25. Persons so licensed certified may use the title
    "school psychologist" and may offer school psychological
    services which are limited to those services set forth in
    23 Ill. Adm. Code 226, Special Education, pertaining to
    children between the ages of 3 to 21, promulgated by the
    State Board of Education.
    School psychologists may make evaluations, recommendations
or interventions regarding the placement of children in
educational programs or special education classes. However, a
school psychologist shall not provide such services outside his
or her employment to any student in the district or districts
which employ such school psychologist.
(Source: P.A. 85-361.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/15/2014