HARTKE, PERSICO, DEUCHLER AND WOOLARD.
SCH CD-SCH SOCIAL WORK SERVICE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the School Code. Specifies types of services that are
included in the school social work services that may be provided by
qualified specialists who hold Type 73 School Service Personnel
Certificates endorsed for school social work. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Revises the description of certain activities that are included
as social work services. Replaces a provision stating that other
qualified professionals are not prohibited from providing those listed
services for which they are appropriately trained with a provision
stating that other certified professionals are not prohibited from
providing those services.
FISCAL NOTE (State Board of Education)
Potential fiscal impact is not known at this time. There could
be fiscal impact due to increased demands for IEP services.
There would be no significant cost to SBE.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (State Board of Education)
No change from SBE fiscal note.
FISCAL NOTE, H-am 1 (State Board of Ed.)
Potential fiscal impact on local school districts is not known
at this time. There could be fiscal impact via increased de-
mands for such services to be included on IEPs. There would be
no significant cost to the State Board of Ed.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-am 1
No change from previous note.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Changes the description of specified services that may be
included among services that constitute "school social work services".
Deletes a listing of items that are included in a social-developmental
study that is conducted as part of the school social work services in
a case study evaluation. Replaces a provision authorizing such
individual, family, and group counseling services as a school social
worker determines necessary to maximize a student's potential with a
provision authorizing counseling with students, parents, and teachers
in accordance with rules governing the provision of related services,
provided a parent's written permission must be obtained before a
student participates in group counseling. Eliminates a provision that
includes as school social work services the development and
implementation of a conflict resolution program. Replaces an
authorization to provide parent education and training in resolving
home-school issues with a provision for the provision of parent
education and counseling as appropriate in relation to a child's
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3.
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/34-3 from Ch. 122, par. 34-3
Further amends the School Code. Removes the provision that
requires the Chicago Board of Education, after its members are
appointed, to elect from its number a secretary. Provides instead
that the secretary shall be selected by the Board and shall be an
employee of the Board rather than a member of the Board.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 4.
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/18-8.05
Changes the title and adds provisions amending the State aid
formula. Provides that the low-income eligible pupil count used to
compute the supplemental State aid grant of a high school district
meeting certain criteria shall be determined using the district's
low-income eligible pupil count from the earlier of the 2 most recent
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0815
Last action date: 99-02-11
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 3
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