Date: October 22, 2007
On October 10, 2007, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 1663 (Evans and Romero), Chapter 454, Statutes of 2007. AB 1663 brings state statutes into conformance with the federal regulations that were issued in 2006 following the 2004 reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. AB 1663 was an urgency measure, which means that the Education Code sections in AB 1663 became effective on October 10, 2007.
The full text of the chaptered bill language is available online through the “Bill Information” button at http://www.leginfo.ca.gov
A supplement to A Composite of Laws: California Special Education Programs is available online at http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/ds/documents/colsuplmntI0708.doc (DOC; 387KB; 49pp). Deleted 04/30/2008
Composite of Laws Database Search Engine (Note, the preceding Web site is no longer valid and has been replaced on 15-Jun-2012) Laws and Regulations: California Special Education and Related Laws Web site has been updated to reflect the changes made by AB 1663. That Web site address is http://www3.scoe.net/speced/laws_search/searchLaws.cfm http://www9.scoe.net/specedlawsregs/ (Note, the preceding Web site is no longer valid and has been replaced on 15-Jun-2012).
All personnel involved in providing special education instruction and services to students with disabilities are advised to familiarize themselves immediately with the new law.
If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact
Allison Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 916-327-3698 (Note, the preceding contact information is no longer valid and has been replaced on 08-Feb-2011)
Erika Hughes at email@example.com or 916-319-0377.
Original signed by Mary Hudler. Hard copy of the signed document is available by contacting the Special Education Division's Director's Office at 916-445-4602.
Mary Hudler, Director
Special Education Division