92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB3192
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SPECIAL EDUC-TRANSITION GOALS                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Disabled Persons Rehabilitation  Act  and  the  School      
   Code.  Provides that the name and affiliation of each local Transition      
   Planning  Committee  member  and  the annual summary that assesses the      
   level of currently available services in the community and  the  level      
   of  unmet needs of secondary students with disabilities shall be filed      
   with the administrative office of each school district served  by  the      
   Committee  and  made  available  to  the  public upon request.  In the      
   Section of the School Code concerning transition goals, supports,  and      
   services  for  children  with disabilities, changes references from an      
   individualized education program to an individualized education  plan.      
   Makes other changes.  Effective immediately.                                
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          105 ILCS 5/14-3.05 new                                               
        In provisions concerning the summary prepared and submitted by  a      
   Transition  Planning  Committee,  changes  references  from summary to      
   report, adds other information  that  the  report  must  include,  and      
   requires  the  report  to  be sent to members of the General Assembly.      
   Requires the State Board of Education to contract with  an  entity  to      
   conduct   a  longitudinal  study  over  5  years  of  the  post-school      
   experiences of children with disabilities who  exit  high  schools  in      
   this  State  in  2001.   Adds  requirements  that transition goals for      
   students with disabilities must meet.                                       
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          105 ILCS 5/14-3.05 new                                               
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          20 ILCS 3970/2                  from Ch. 127, par. 3832              
          20 ILCS 3970/3                  from Ch. 127, par. 3833              
        Removes  the  provision  requiring   a   study   on   post-school      
   experiences  of  children  with  disabilities.  Amends the Interagency      
   Coordinating Council Act.  Adds the Executive Director of the Board of      
   Higher  Education  or  a  designee  to  the  Interagency  Coordinating      
   Council.  Provides that the Secretary of Human Services and the  State      
   Superintendent of Education shall be co-chairs of the Council (instead      
   of the Council selecting a chair from among its members). Requires the      
   Council   to   conduct  an  annual  statewide  evaluation  of  student      
   transition outcomes and needs from information  collected  from  local      
   transition   planning   committees,   school   districts,   and  other      
   appropriate  sources  (instead  of  conducting  an  annual   statewide      
   assessment of transition needs and post-secondary school outcomes from      
   information supplied by local transition planning committees).              
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0452

   Last action date: AUG-21-2001

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   1


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