102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 1/29/2021, by Rep. Maura Hirschauer
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code.
Requires a school district to provide notification to the parent or
guardian of a student with an individualized education program (IEP) that
the student may be eligible to receive additional specified services,
benefits, or resources. Provides that the written notification must be
provided no later than 30 days following the implementation of the initial
IEP and once a year thereafter. Effective immediately.
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A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The School Code is amended by adding Section
14-17 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/14-17 new)
Parental notification of additional resources.
(a) In this Section:
"PUNS" means the Prioritization of Urgency of Need for
Services database established under Section 10-26 of the
Department of Human Services Act.
"Special-needs trust" means a special-needs trust as
defined in Section 1213 of the Illinois Trust Code.
"SSI" means federal Supplemental Security Income.
(b) A school district must provide written notification to
the parent or guardian of a student with an individualized
education program (IEP) that the student may be eligible to
receive additional services, benefits, or resources through
PUNS or SSI or may benefit from a special-needs trust as a
(c) A school district must provide the written
notification under subsection (b) no later than 30 days
following the implementation of the initial IEP for the