91st General Assembly
Summary of HB0795
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SCH CD-SCHOOL COUNSELORS                                                   

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the School Code.  Provides that a school  counselor  is  a      
   qualified  guidance  specialist  who  holds  or  is  qualified  for an      
   elementary, secondary, or special K-12 certificate issued by the State      
   Teacher Certification Board and a School Service Personnel certificate      
   endorsed for guidance and issued by that Board.  Adds provisions under      
   which persons who have completed approved programs in other states may      
   apply  for  a  School  Service  Personnel  certificate  endorsed   for      
   guidance.    Lists  services  that  are  included as school counseling      
   services.  Provides that school  counseling  services  in  the  public      
   schools  may  be  provided  by  school  counselors.   States  that the      
   provisions of the amendatory  Act  do  not  prohibit  other  qualified      
   professionals   from   providing   the   listed  services.   Effective      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0070

   Last action date: 99-07-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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