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Full Text of HB0817  95th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning education.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Section
5 14-1.02 as follows:
6     (105 ILCS 5/14-1.02)  (from Ch. 122, par. 14-1.02)
7     Sec. 14-1.02. Children with disabilities. "Children with
8 disabilities" means children between the ages of 3 and 21 for
9 whom it is determined, through definitions and procedures
10 described in the Illinois Rules and Regulations to Govern the
11 Organization and Administration of Special Education, that
12 special education services are needed. An eligible student who
13 requires continued public school educational experience to
14 facilitate his or her successful transition and integration
15 into adult life is eligible for such services through age 21,
16 inclusive, which, for purposes of this Article, means the day
17 before the student's 22nd birthday. An individualized
18 education program must be written and agreed upon by
19 appropriate school personnel and parents or their
20 representatives for any child receiving special education.
21 (Source: P.A. 89-397, eff. 8-20-95.)
22     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon



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1 becoming law.