BRADY-FLOWERS-CROTTY-HOWARD-DAVIS,MONIQUE AND GILES.
EDUCATN FOR CHILDRN-MENTAL ILL
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Administrative Act and the School Code. Requires the Department of
Human Services and the State Board of Education to provide services to
children and adolescents with mental illnesses and developmental
disabilities. Allows the Department and State Board to adopt rules to
specify the procedures used in providing those services. Requires the
Department and the State Board to work with the Community and
Residential Services Authority in resolving disputes that arise from
the provision of services. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Further amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Administrative Act and the School Code. Requires school districts,
local screening agents, and service providers to hold an
individualized education program meeting to determine the need for the
residential placement of an individual for educational purposes.
Requires the State Board of Education to assure that school
districts provide educational services to children and adolescents
with mental illnesses or developmental disabilities (now, the State
Board must provide those services). Makes other changes.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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