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Full Text of HB0290  102nd General Assembly


Rep. Maura Hirschauer

Filed: 3/19/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 290 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
514-17 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/14-17 new)
7    Sec. 14-17. PUNS information.
8    (a) In this Section, "PUNS" means the Prioritization of
9Urgency of Need for Services database established under
10Section 10-26 of the Department of Human Services Act.
11    (b) A school district must provide written notification to
12the parent or guardian of a student with an individualized
13education program (IEP) that the student may be eligible to
14receive additional services, benefits, or resources through
16    (c) A school district must provide the written



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1notification under subsection (b) at the initial meeting
2between the school district and the parent or guardian to
3develop the student's IEP and once a year thereafter at a
4regularly scheduled IEP meeting between the school district
5and the parent or guardian.
6    (d) A school district must provide to the parent or
7guardian of a student with an IEP a copy of the Department of
8Human Services's guide titled "Understanding PUNS".
9    (e) The State Board of Education shall adopt rules to
10implement this Section.
11    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
12becoming law.".