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Public Act 095-0014




Public Act 095-0014
HB0817 Enrolled LRB095 07290 NHT 27429 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 changing Section
14-1.02 as follows:
    (105 ILCS 5/14-1.02)  (from Ch. 122, par. 14-1.02)
    Sec. 14-1.02. Children with disabilities. "Children with
disabilities" means children between the ages of 3 and 21 for
whom it is determined, through definitions and procedures
described in the Illinois Rules and Regulations to Govern the
Organization and Administration of Special Education, that
special education services are needed. An eligible student who
requires continued public school educational experience to
facilitate his or her successful transition and integration
into adult life is eligible for such services through age 21,
inclusive, which, for purposes of this Article, means the day
before the student's 22nd birthday. An individualized
education program must be written and agreed upon by
appropriate school personnel and parents or their
representatives for any child receiving special education.
(Source: P.A. 89-397, eff. 8-20-95.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/16/2007