SB0421 (CH0204)

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2016 Regular Session



Special Education - Translations of Individualized Education Programs or Individualized Family Service Plans - Native Language

Sponsored by:

Senator Ramirez


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 204

Synopsis:Authorizing the parents of a child with a completed individualized education program or a completed individualized family service plan to request that the document be translated into the parents' native language if that language is spoken by more than 1 percent of the student population in the local school system; requiring appropriate school personnel to provide a parent with a translated document within 30 days after the date of the request; and requiring the Department of Education and county boards of education to submit specified reports.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Ramirez, Raskin, Cassilly, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0086
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0314 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Education, Boards of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Department of
Local Government Mandates
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Special Education
Statutes:Article - Education

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