Sen. David Koehler

Filed: 5/16/2019





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3302 as follows:
3on page 1, by replacing line 7 with the following:
4    "Sec. 14-8.02e. State complaint procedures.
5    (a) The State Board"; and
6on page 2, immediately below line 5, by inserting the
8    "(b) For a complaint made under procedures authorized under
9this Section alleging a delay or denial of special education or
10related services in the 2016-2017 or 2017-2018 school year by a
11school district organized under Article 34 as a result of the
12adoption of policies and procedures identified by the State
13Board of Education as unlawful, the complaint must be filed on
14or before September 30, 2021. This filing deadline must be
15included in the written notification sent by the school
16district under subsection (b) of Section 14-8.02g."; and



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1on page 2, by replacing line 8 with the following:
2    "Sec. 14-8.02g. Written notification required for"; and
3on page 2, by replacing lines 12 through 23 with the following:
4    "(b) With respect to a student enrolled in the school
5district for or to whom appropriate special education or
6related services may have been delayed or denied in the
72016-2017 or 2017-2018 school year as a result of the adoption
8of policies and procedures identified by the State Board of
9Education as unlawful, the school district must provide a
10separate written notification no later than 30 days after the
11first school day of the 2019-2020 school year to (i) the parent
12or guardian of the student, (ii) a designated representative of
13the student, (iii) the student if he or she is an emancipated
14minor, or (iv) the student if he or she has reached the age of
15majority and does not have a designated representative that
16states that appropriate relief may be available through a State
17complaint procedure authorized under Section 14-8.02e,
18State-sponsored mediation, or an impartial due process hearing
19under Section 14-8.02a. The written notification must include
20contact information for the State Board of Education, a list of
21organizations that provide free or low-cost legal services,
22advocacy, and advice on special education matters, and the
23filing deadline under subsection (b) of Section 14-8.02e. The
24written notification must be posted on the home page of the



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1school district's public website and must, at least once, be
2included with any written informational materials for parents
3sent home with the student."; and
4on page 2, by replacing lines 24 and 25 with the following:
5    "Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
6becoming law.".