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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
514-1.09 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/14-1.09)  (from Ch. 122, par. 14-1.09)
7    Sec. 14-1.09. School psychologist. "School psychologist"
8means a psychologist who meets the following qualifications:
9        (1) The psychologist:
10            (A) has graduated with a master's or higher degree
11        in psychology or educational psychology from an
12        institution of higher learning that maintains
13        equipment, courses of study, and standards of
14        scholarship approved by the State Board of Education,
15        has had at least one school year of full-time
16        supervised experience in the delivery of school
17        psychological services of a character approved by the
18        State Superintendent of Education, and has such
19        additional qualifications as may be required by the
20        State Board of Education; or
21            (B) holds a valid Nationally Certified School
22        Psychologist (NCSP) credential certificate and has
23        such additional qualifications as may be required by



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1        the State Board of Education.
2        (2) The psychologist holds a Professional Educator
3    License with a school psychologist endorsement issued
4    pursuant to Section 21B-25 of this Code. Persons so
5    licensed may use the title "school psychologist" and may
6    offer school psychological services which are limited to
7    those services set forth in 23 Ill. Adm. Code 226, Special
8    Education, pertaining to children between the ages of 3 to
9    21, promulgated by the State Board of Education.
10    School psychologists may make evaluations, recommendations
11or interventions regarding the placement of children in
12educational programs or special education classes. However, a
13school psychologist shall not provide such services outside his
14or her employment to any student in the district or districts
15which employ such school psychologist.
16(Source: P.A. 98-947, eff. 8-15-14.)
17    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
18becoming law.