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HB 417: Independent Living

GENERAL BILL by Glorioso ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Campbell ; Pafford ; Perry ; Porth ; Rogers ; Rooney ; Thompson, G. ; Waldman

Independent Living; Requires court to retain jurisdiction over child until age 21 if child elects to receive Foundations First Program services; requires assurance in child’s case plan that efforts were made to avoid change in child’s school; requires DCFS or community-based provider to provide reimbursement for costs of transportation provided for child in care; requires changes in child’s school to be minimally disruptive; specifies criteria to be considered by department & community-based provider during transition of child to another school; requires children in care to attend school; provides penalties for caregivers who refuse or fail to ensure that child attends school regularly; specifies requirements for individual education transition plan meetings for children with disabilities; requires that child be provided with information relating to Road-to-Independence Program.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/19/2011 House • Filed
10/28/2011 House • Referred to Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee; Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 42
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 41
3/9/2012 House • Died in Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee