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Full Text of HB0290  102nd General Assembly

HB0290 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB0290

 

Introduced 1/29/2021, by Rep. Maura Hirschauer

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
105 ILCS 5/14-17 new

    Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Requires a school district to provide notification to the parent or guardian of a student with an individualized education program (IEP) that the student may be eligible to receive additional specified services, benefits, or resources. Provides that the written notification must be provided no later than 30 days following the implementation of the initial IEP and once a year thereafter. Effective immediately.


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FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY
STATE MANDATES ACT MAY REQUIRE REIMBURSEMENT

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

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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 adding Section
514-17 as follows:
 
6    (105 ILCS 5/14-17 new)
7    Sec. 14-17. Parental notification of additional resources.
8    (a) In this Section:
9    "PUNS" means the Prioritization of Urgency of Need for
10Services database established under Section 10-26 of the
11Department of Human Services Act.
12    "Special-needs trust" means a special-needs trust as
13defined in Section 1213 of the Illinois Trust Code.
14    "SSI" means federal Supplemental Security Income.
15    (b) A school district must provide written notification to
16the parent or guardian of a student with an individualized
17education program (IEP) that the student may be eligible to
18receive additional services, benefits, or resources through
19PUNS or SSI or may benefit from a special-needs trust as a
20beneficiary.
21    (c) A school district must provide the written
22notification under subsection (b) no later than 30 days
23following the implementation of the initial IEP for the

 

 

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1student and once a year thereafter.
2    (d) The State Board of Education shall adopt rules to
3implement this Section.
 
4    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5becoming law.