|Public Act 099-0781|
|HB4996 Enrolled||LRB099 18316 NHT 42690 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 Sections
10-20.58 and 34-18.50 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/10-20.58 new)
(a) Each school board may appoint at least one employee to
act as a liaison to facilitate the enrollment and transfer of
records of students in the legal custody of the Department of
Children and Family Services when enrolling in or changing
schools. The school board may appoint any employee of the
school district who is licensed under Article 21B of this Code
to act as a liaison; however, employees who meet any of the
following criteria must be prioritized for appointment:
(1) Employees who have worked with mobile student
populations or students in foster care.
(2) Employees who are familiar with enrollment, record
transfers, existing community services, and student
(3) Employees who serve as a high-level administrator.
(4) Employees who are counselors or have experience
with student counseling.