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 Bill Status of SB1953  95th General Assembly

Short Description:  SCH CD-SPECIAL ED-RTI

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Deanna Demuzio

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/14-8.02e new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Provides that in implementing a response to intervention (RTI) process for a student suspected of having a specific learning disability or other disability that adversely impacts the academic progress of the student, a school district must comply with specified procedures prior to implementing RTI. Provides that if a student who is participating in RTI is alleged to have engaged in behavior that is in violation of a code of student conduct, the school district shall be deemed to have knowledge that the student is a student with a disability, pursuant to federal law, and shall follow the procedures set forth in federal law if the school district proposes to take disciplinary action against the student. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2008SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  2/7/2008SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  2/14/2008SenateAssigned to Education
  2/28/2008SenateHeld in Education
  3/14/2008SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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