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Full Text of HB2425  102nd General Assembly




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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
514-8.02e as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/14-8.02e)
7    Sec. 14-8.02e. State complaint procedures.
8    (a) The State Board of Education shall adopt State
9complaint procedures, consistent with Sections 300.151,
10300.152, and 300.153 of Title 34 of the Code of Federal
11Regulations. The State Board of Education, by rule, shall
12establish State complaint procedures consistent with this
13Section. A school district or other public entity shall be
14required to submit a written response to a complaint within
15the time prescribed by the State Board of Education following
16receipt of the complaint. A copy of the response and all
17documentation submitted by the respondent to the State Board
18of Education, including corrective action compliance
19documentation, must be simultaneously provided by the
20respondent to the complainant or to the attorney for the
21complainant. If the complaint was filed by an individual other
22than a parent of a child who is the subject of the complaint
23(or the child if the child has reached majority or is



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1emancipated and has assumed responsibility for his or her own
2educational decisions) and the complaint is about a specific
3identifiable child or children, then appropriate written
4signed releases must be obtained prior to the release of any
5documentation or information to the complainant or the
6attorney representing the complainant.
7    (b) For a complaint made under procedures authorized under
8this Section alleging a delay or denial of special education
9or related services in the 2016-2017 or 2017-2018 school year
10by a school district organized under Article 34 as a result of
11the adoption of policies and procedures identified by the
12State Board of Education as unlawful, the complaint must be
13filed on or before September 30, 2022 2021. This filing
14deadline must be included in the written notification sent by
15the school district under subsection (b) of Section 14-8.02g.
16(Source: P.A. 101-507, eff. 8-23-19.)
17    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
18becoming law.