Bill Status of HB5096 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: SCH CD-DISABILITY-REMOVAL
Rep. Michelle Mussman, Suzanne Ness, Rita Mayfield and Lindsey LaPointe
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that the removal of a student with a disability for disciplinary reasons, violations of the student code of conduct, or other inappropriate behavior shall conform with the applicable provisions of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and certain regulations. Provides that an in-school suspension is not considered a removal. Provides that removal of a student for any part of a school day constitutes a day of removal. Provides that a directive by school administration to a parent or guardian not to send the student to school on a school day that results in the student not attending school for any part of that school day constitutes a day of removal. Provides that, for each removal, the parent or guardian of the student must be provided with a written notice that includes the action taken, the duration of the action, and the reasons for the action. Provides that the written notice to the parent or guardian and any written or recorded information concerning a removal of the student shall be made part of the student's school records. Effective immediately.