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Full Text of HB3302  101st 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 and by adding Section 14-8.02g as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/14-8.02e)
7    Sec. 14-8.02e. State complaint procedures. The State Board
8of Education shall adopt State complaint procedures,
9consistent with Sections 300.151, 300.152, and 300.153 of Title
1034 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The State Board of
11Education, by rule, shall establish State complaint procedures
12consistent with this Section. A school district or other public
13entity shall be required to submit a written response to a
14complaint within the time prescribed by the State Board of
15Education following receipt of the complaint. A copy of the
16response and all documentation submitted by the respondent to
17the State Board of Education, including corrective action
18compliance documentation, must be simultaneously provided by
19the respondent to the complainant or to the attorney for the
20complainant. If the complaint was filed by an individual other
21than a parent of a child who is the subject of the complaint
22(or the child if the child has reached majority or is
23emancipated and has assumed responsibility for his or her own



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1educational decisions) and the complaint is about a specific
2identifiable child or children, then appropriate written
3signed releases must be obtained prior to the release of any
4documentation or information to the complainant or the attorney
5representing the complainant.
6(Source: P.A. 98-383, eff. 8-16-13.)
7    (105 ILCS 5/14-8.02g new)
8    Sec. 14-8.02g. Additional opportunity to address systemic
9delays and denials of special education services.
10    (a) This Section applies only to a school district
11organized under Article 34.
12    (b) For complaints made under procedures authorized under
13Section 14-8.02e for delays and denials of special education
14services in the 2016-2017 or 2017-2018 school year, a
15complainant has no less than 2 years following the finalization
16of the State Board of Education's student-specific corrective
17action plan per the State Board's 2017-2018 Public Inquiry
18Team's Corrective Action Report and notification of that plan
19to parents and guardians of potentially impacted children to
20file a complaint under Section 14-8.02e. The State Board's
21notification of its student-specific corrective action plan to
22parents and guardians must include notification of the extended
23timeframe to file complaints under this subsection.
24    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,