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Public Act 098-0705





Public Act 098-0705
HB3700 EnrolledLRB098 13980 NHT 48532 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
2-3.160 as follows:
    (105 ILCS 5/2-3.160 new)
    Sec. 2-3.160. Definition of dyslexia in rules; reading
instruction advisory group.
    (a) The State Board of Education shall adopt rules that
incorporate an international definition of dyslexia into Part
226 of Title 23 of the Illinois Administrative Code.
    (b) Subject to specific State appropriation or the
availability of private donations, the State Board of Education
shall establish an advisory group to develop a training module
or training modules to provide education and professional
development to teachers, school administrators, and other
education professionals regarding multi-sensory, systematic,
and sequential instruction in reading. This advisory group
shall complete its work before July 31, 2015 and is abolished
on July 31, 2015.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 07/14/2014