Bill Status of SB2355  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  SCH CD-SPECIAL ED-AGE 22

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John F. Curran

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/14-1.02from Ch. 122, par. 14-1.02
105 ILCS 5/14-1.03afrom Ch. 122, par. 14-1.03a
105 ILCS 5/14-1.09from Ch. 122, par. 14-1.09
105 ILCS 5/14-1.09afrom Ch. 122, par. 14-1.09a


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. For school years 2021-2022 through 2025-2026, provides that (i) an eligible student who requires continued public school educational experience to facilitate his or her successful transition and integration into adult life is eligible for such services through the day before the student's 23rd birthday (rather than through the day before the student's 22nd birthday), (ii) the term "children with specific learning disabilities" includes children between the ages of 3 and 22 years (rather than children between the ages of 3 and 21 years), (iii) a school psychologist may offer school psychological services to children between the ages of 3 and 22 years (rather than to children between the ages of 3 and 21 years), and (iv) a school social worker may offer school social work services to children between the ages of 3 and 22 years (rather than to children between the ages of 3 and 21 years). Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John F. Curran
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Education
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments