Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 6883
Session Year 2023


To (1) establish an Office of Transition Services and an Office of Mediation Services within the Department of Education, (2) increase the age until which a student can receive special education services from twenty-one to twenty-two, (3) allow translators to attend planning and placement team meetings and for the individualized education program and other documents to be translated to the primary language of the student or family, (4) require coordination with agencies that provide programs for adults when a student turns fourteen years old, (5) require the publication of a plain language resource explaining the process for hearing complaints and of the decisions made from complaint hearings, (6) require the Department of Education to conduct random audits of special education programs, and (7) require the development of educator in-service training on the laws governing planning and placement team meetings.

Introduced by:
Education Committee

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   Text of Bill
 File No. 592 [doc]
 ED Joint Favorable  [doc]
 Raised Bill  [doc]
   Uncalled Amendments
 House LCO Amendment #9015 (R)  [doc]

Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/13/2023(LCO)File Number 592
 4/13/2023House Calendar Number 363
 4/13/2023Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/13/2023(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/6/2023(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/12/23 5:00 PM
 3/27/2023(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/24/2023(ED)Joint Favorable
 3/10/2023Public Hearing 03/15
 3/9/2023Referred to Joint Committee on Education

Co-sponsors of HB-6883

Rep. Mitch Bolinsky, 106th Dist.

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