|Public Act 095-0372
||LRB095 08193 NHT 28361 b
AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The School Code is amended by adding Section
14-6.10 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/14-6.10 new)
Transfer of parental rights at the age of
(a) When a student who is eligible for special education
under this Article reaches the majority age of 18 years, all
rights accorded to the student's parents under this Article
transfer to the student, except as provided in this Section.
This transfer of rights also applies to students who are
incarcerated in an adult or juvenile State or local
correctional institution. Nothing in this Section shall be
construed to deny a student with a disability who has reached
majority age the right to have an adult of his or her choice,
including, but not limited to, the student's parent, assist the
student in making decisions regarding the student's
individualized education program.
(b) The school district must notify the student and the
student's parents of the transfer of rights in writing at a
meeting convened to review the student's individualized