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 Bill Status of HB3123  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-SCH COUNSELING SERVICES

House Sponsors
Rep. Robert W. Pritchard - Linda Chapa LaVia - Stephanie A. Kifowit and Jehan Gordon-Booth

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Pamela J. Althoff - Julie A. Morrison)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/5/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0276

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/10-22.24b


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that school counseling services may include actively supporting students in need of special education services by implementing the academic, personal or social, and college or career development services or interventions as required by a school professional per a student's individualized educational program; participating in or contributing to a student's individualized educational program; or completing a social development history (rather than by facilitating, participating in, or contributing to a student's individualized education plan and completing a social-developmental history). Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Provides that school counseling services may include assisting (instead of actively supporting) students in need of special education services by implementing the academic supports and social-emotional and college or career development counseling services or interventions per a student's individualized education program (IEP) or participating in or contributing to (instead of facilitating, participating in, or contributing to) a student's IEP and completing a social developmental history. Provides that school counseling services may include providing services to a student with a disability under the student's IEP or federal Section 504 plan, as recommended by the student's IEP team or Section 504 plan team and in compliance with federal and State laws and rules governing the provision of educational and related services and school-based accommodations to students with disabilities and the qualifications of school personnel to provide such services and accommodations. Provides that school counseling services may include counseling with students, families, and teachers, in compliance with federal and State laws (instead of in accordance with the rules and regulations governing the provision of related services). Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/25/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  2/25/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/25/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/10/2015HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing Oversight
  3/18/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing Oversight; 005-000-000
  3/18/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  4/20/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing Oversight
  4/21/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  4/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing Oversight; 005-000-000
  4/22/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/22/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 093-000-001
  4/24/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/28/2015SenateArrive in Senate
  4/28/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/28/2015SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/28/2015SenateFirst Reading
  4/28/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/29/2015SenateAssigned to Education
  5/6/2015SenateDo Pass Education; 012-000-000
  5/6/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 7, 2015
  5/14/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/19/2015SenateSecond Reading
  5/19/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 20, 2015
  5/22/2015SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
  5/26/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/26/2015HousePassed Both Houses
  6/24/2015HouseSent to the Governor
  8/5/2015HouseGovernor Approved
  8/5/2015HouseEffective Date August 5, 2015
  8/5/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0276

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