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 Bill Status of HB2748  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-SPECIAL ED-MAXIMUM AGE

House Sponsors
Rep. Suzanne Ness - Jonathan Carroll, Lindsey LaPointe, Amy Grant, Anna Moeller, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Kelly M. Cassidy, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Rita Mayfield, Jawaharial Williams, Sam Yingling, Joyce Mason, Frances Ann Hurley and Mark Luft

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. David Koehler - Karina Villa, Bill Cunningham and John F. Curran)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/30/2021HousePassed Both Houses

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/14-1.02from Ch. 122, par. 14-1.02


Synopsis As Introduced
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.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
105 ILCS 5/14-1.02
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/14-17 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Provides that eligible students who reached or will reach their 22nd birthday between March 17, 2020 and the end of the 2021-2022 school year shall be afforded the option of extending the student's eligibility through the end of the 2021-2022 school year to provide the student with an opportunity to participate in post-secondary transition activities and services and pursue the goals under the student's most recent individualized education program. Sets forth provisions regarding the extension of eligibility. Requires each school district to provide written notification of options to each student to whom these provisions apply or to the student's guardian or designated representative within 30 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Sets forth the written notification form. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Provides that if a student with an individualized education program (IEP) reaches the age of 22 during the time in which the student's in-person instruction, services, or activities are suspended for a period of 3 months or more during the school year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the student is eligible for such services up to the end of the regular 2021-2022 school year, unless the student is no longer a resident of the school district that was responsible for the student's IEP at the time the student reached the student's 22nd birthday. Provides for (i) the resumption of the IEP goals in effect when the student reached the student's 22nd birthday; an exception for a private therapeutic day or residential program, and (iii) notification. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Suzanne Ness
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  3/24/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 020-000-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  4/14/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  4/16/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Suzanne Ness
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  4/21/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 023-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams
  4/22/2021HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/22/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  4/23/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/23/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  4/23/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/23/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/4/2021SenateAssigned to Education
  5/6/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  5/12/2021SenatePostponed - Education
  5/13/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. David Koehler
  5/13/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/17/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  5/18/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Education
  5/19/2021SenateDo Pass Education; 013-000-000
  5/19/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 20, 2021
  5/21/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. David Koehler
  5/21/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/21/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2021
  5/24/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Education
  5/25/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 013-000-000
  5/26/2021SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/26/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Koehler
  5/26/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/26/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  5/26/2021HouseArrived in House
  5/26/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 2
  5/27/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Suzanne Ness
  5/27/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/27/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  5/28/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 023-000-000
  5/28/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  5/28/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  5/30/2021HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 House Concurs 115-000-000
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Concurs
  5/30/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  5/30/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Luft

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