(105 ILCS 10/8.1) (from Ch. 122, par. 50-8.1)
    Sec. 8.1. (a) No school may refuse to admit or enroll a student because of that student's failure to present his student permanent or temporary record from a school previously attended.
    (b) When a new student applies for admission to a school and does not present his school student record, such school may notify the school or school district last attended by such student, requesting that the student's school student record be copied and sent to it; such request shall be honored within 10 days after it is received. Within 10 days after receiving a request from the Department of Children and Family Services, the school district last attended by the student shall send the student's school student record to the receiving school district.
    (c) In the case of a transfer between school districts of a student who is eligible for special education and related services, when the parent or guardian of the student presents a copy of the student's then current individualized education program (IEP) to the new school, the student shall be placed in a special education program in accordance with that described in the student's IEP.
    (d) Out-of-state transfer students may use unofficial transcripts for admission to a school until official transcripts are obtained from his or her last school district, including children of military personnel that transfer into this State, subject to Section 32 of the Educational Opportunity for Military Children Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-216, eff. 1-1-12; 98-673, eff. 6-30-14.)