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Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004



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Public Law 108-446
108th Congress

An Act


To reauthorize the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and for      other purposes. <<NOTE: Dec. 3, 2004 - [H.R. 1350]>>

     Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004. 20 USC 1400 note.>>

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

     This Act may be cited as the ``Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004''.

SEC. 2. ORGANIZATION OF THE ACT.

This Act is organized into the following titles:
     Title I--Amendments to the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act.
     Title II--National Center for Special Education Research.
     Title III--Miscellaneous Provisions.

TITLE I--AMENDMENTS TO THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT

SEC. 101. AMENDMENTS TO THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT.

Parts A through D of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.) are amended to read as follows:

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``PART A--GENERAL PROVISIONS

``SEC. 601. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1400.>> SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS; FINDINGS; PURPOSES.

``(a) Short Title.--This title may be cited as the `Individuals with Disabilities Education Act'.
``(b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this title is as follows:

``Part A--General Provisions

  • ``Sec. 601. Short title; table of contents; findings; purposes.

  • ``Sec. 602. Definitions.

  • ``Sec. 603. Office of Special Education Programs.

  • ``Sec. 604. Abrogation of State sovereign immunity.

  • ``Sec. 605. Acquisition of equipment; construction or alteration of facilities.

  • ``Sec. 606. Employment of individuals with disabilities.

  • ``Sec. 607. Requirements for prescribing regulations.

  • ``Sec. 608. State administration.

  • ``Sec. 609. Paperwork reduction.

  • ``Sec. 610. Freely associated states.

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    ``Part B--Assistance for Education of All Children With Disabilities

  • ``Sec. 611. Authorization; allotment; use of funds; authorization of appropriations.

  • ``Sec. 612. State eligibility.

  • ``Sec. 613. Local educational agency eligibility.

  • ``Sec. 614. Evaluations, eligibility determinations, individualized education programs, and educational placements.

  • ``Sec. 615. Procedural safeguards.

  • ``Sec. 616. Monitoring, technical assistance, and enforcement.

  • ``Sec. 617. Administration.

  • ``Sec. 618. Program information.

  • ``Sec. 619. Preschool grants.

  • ``Part C--Infants and Toddlers With Disabilities

  • ``Sec. 631. Findings and policy.

  • ``Sec. 632. Definitions.

  • ``Sec. 633. General authority.

  • ``Sec. 634. Eligibility.

  • ``Sec. 635. Requirements for statewide system.

  • ``Sec. 636. Individualized family service plan.

  • ``Sec. 637. State application and assurances.

  • ``Sec. 638. Uses of funds.

  • ``Sec. 639. Procedural safeguards.
  • ``Sec. 640. Payor of last resort.

  • ``Sec. 641. State interagency coordinating council.

  • ``Sec. 642. Federal administration.

  • ``Sec. 643. Allocation of funds.

  • ``Sec. 644. Authorization of appropriations.

  • ``Part D--National Activities To Improve Education of Children With Disabilities

  • ``Sec. 650. Findings.
  • ``Sec. 651. Purpose; definition of personnel; program authority.

  • ``Sec. 652. Eligibility and collaborative process.

  • ``Sec. 653. Applications.

  • ``Sec. 654. Use of funds.

  • ``Sec. 655. Authorization of appropriations.
  • ``Sec. 661. Purpose; definition of eligible entity.

  • ``Sec. 662. Personnel development to improve services and results for children with disabilities.

  • ``Sec. 663. Technical assistance, demonstration projects, dissemination of information, and implementation of scientifically based research.

  • ``Sec. 664. Studies and evaluations.

  • ``Sec. 665. Interim alternative educational settings, behavioral supports, and systemic school interventions.

  • ``Sec. 667. Authorization of appropriations.
  • ``Sec. 670. Purposes.

  • ``Sec. 671. Parent training and information centers.

  • ``Sec. 672. Community parent resource centers.

  • ``Sec. 673. Technical assistance for parent training and information centers.

  • ``Sec. 674. Technology development, demonstration, and utilization; and media services.

  • ``Sec. 675. Authorization of appropriations.

  • ``Sec. 681. Comprehensive plan for subparts 2 and 3.

  • ``Sec. 682. Administrative provisions.

  • ``PART E--NATIONAL CENTER FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION RESEARCH

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    ``SEC. 602. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1401.>> DEFINITIONS.

    ``Except as otherwise provided, in this title:


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    ``SEC. 603. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1402.>> OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.

    ``SEC. 604. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1403.>> ABROGATION OF STATE SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY.

    ``SEC. 605. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1404.>> ACQUISITION OF EQUIPMENT; CONSTRUCTION OR ALTERATION OF FACILITIES.

    ``SEC. 606. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1405.>> EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

    ``SEC. 607. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1406.>> REQUIREMENTS FOR PRESCRIBING REGULATIONS.


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    ``SEC. 608. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1407.>> STATE ADMINISTRATION.

    ``SEC. 609. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1408.>> PAPERWORK REDUCTION.


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    ``SEC. 610. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1409.>> FREELY ASSOCIATED STATES.

    ``PART B--ASSISTANCE FOR EDUCATION OF ALL CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

    ``SEC. 611. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1411.>> AUTHORIZATION; ALLOTMENT; USE OF FUNDS; AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.


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    ``SEC. 612. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1412.>> STATE ELIGIBILITY.


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    ``SEC. 613. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1413.>> LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCY ELIGIBILITY.


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    ``SEC. 614. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1414.>> EVALUATIONS, ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATIONS, INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAMS, AND EDUCATIONAL PLACEMENTS.


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    ``SEC. 615. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1415.>> PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS.


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    ``SEC. 616. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1416.>> MONITORING, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, AND ENFORCEMENT.


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    ``SEC. 617. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1417.>> ADMINISTRATION.


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    ``SEC. 618. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1418.>> PROGRAM INFORMATION.


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    ``SEC. 619. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1419.>> PRESCHOOL GRANTS.


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    ``PART C--INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES

    ``SEC. 631. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1431.>> FINDINGS AND POLICY.

    ``SEC. 632. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1432.>> DEFINITIONS.

    ``In this part:
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    ``SEC. 633. <<NOTE: Grants. 20 USC 1433.>> GENERAL AUTHORITY.

    ``SEC. 634. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1434.>> ELIGIBILITY.


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    ``SEC. 635. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1435.>> REQUIREMENTS FOR STATEWIDE SYSTEM.


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    ``SEC. 636. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1436.>> INDIVIDUALIZED FAMILY SERVICE PLAN.


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    ``SEC. 637. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1437.>> STATE APPLICATION AND ASSURANCES.


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    ``SEC. 638. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1438.>> USES OF FUNDS.

    ``In addition to using funds provided under section 633 to maintain and implement the statewide system required by such section, a State may use such funds--

    ``SEC. 639. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1439.>> PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS.


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    ``SEC. 640. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1440.>> PAYOR OF LAST RESORT.


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    ``SEC. 641. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1441.>> STATE INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COUNCIL.


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    ``SEC. 642. <<NOTE: Applicability. 20 USC 1442.>> FEDERAL ADMINISTRATION.

    ``Sections 616, 617, and 618 shall, to the extent not inconsistent with this part, apply to the program authorized by this part, except that--

    ``SEC. 643. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1443.>> ALLOCATION OF FUNDS.


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    ``SEC. 644. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1444.>> AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    ``For the purpose of carrying out this part, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 2005 through 2010.

    ``PART D--NATIONAL ACTIVITIES TO IMPROVE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

    ``SEC. 650. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1450.>> FINDINGS.

    ``Congress finds the following:
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    ``Subpart 1--State Personnel Development Grants

    ``SEC. 651. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1451.>> PURPOSE; DEFINITION OF PERSONNEL; PROGRAM AUTHORITY.


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    ``SEC. 652. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1452.>> ELIGIBILITY AND COLLABORATIVE PROCESS.


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    ``SEC. 653. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1453.>> APPLICATIONS.


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    ``SEC. 654. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1454.>> USE OF FUNDS.


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    ``SEC. 655. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1455.>> AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    ``There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this subpart such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 2005 through 2010.

    ``Subpart 2--Personnel Preparation, Technical Assistance, Model Demonstration Projects, and Dissemination of Information

    ``SEC. 661. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1461.>> PURPOSE; DEFINITION OF ELIGIBLE ENTITY.

    ``SEC. 662. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1462.>> PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT TO IMPROVE SERVICES AND RESULTS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES.


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    ``SEC. 663. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS, DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF SCIENTIFICALLY BASED RESEARCH.


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    ``SEC. 664. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1464.>> STUDIES AND EVALUATIONS.


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    ``SEC. 665. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1465.>> INTERIM ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS, BEHAVIORAL SUPPORTS, AND SYSTEMIC SCHOOL INTERVENTIONS.


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    ``Subpart 3--Supports To Improve Results for Children With Disabilities

    ``SEC. 670. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1470.>> PURPOSES.

    ``SEC. 671. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1471.>> PARENT TRAINING AND INFORMATION CENTERS.


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    ``SEC. 672. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1472.>> COMMUNITY PARENT RESOURCE CENTERS.

    ``SEC. 673. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1473.>> TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR PARENT TRAINING AND INFORMATION CENTERS.


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    ``SEC. 674. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1474.>> TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT, DEMONSTRATION, AND UTILIZATION; MEDIA SERVICES; AND INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS.


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    ``SEC. 675. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1475.>> AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    ``There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this subpart such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 2005 through 2010.

    ``Subpart 4--General Provisions

    ``SEC. 681. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1481.>> COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR SUBPARTS 2 AND 3.


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    ``SEC. 682. <<NOTE: 20 USC 1482.>> ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS.


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    TITLE II--NATIONAL CENTER FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION RESEARCH

    SEC. 201. NATIONAL CENTER FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION RESEARCH.

    ``PART E--NATIONAL CENTER FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION RESEARCH

    ``SEC. 175. <<NOTE: 20 USC 9567.>> ESTABLISHMENT.

    ``SEC. 176. <<NOTE: 20 USC 9567a.>> COMMISSIONER FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION RESEARCH.

    ``The Special Education Research Center shall be headed by a Commissioner for Special Education Research (in this part referred to as the `Special Education Research Commissioner') who


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    shall have substantial knowledge of the Special Education Research Center's activities, including a high level of expertise in the fields of research, research management, and the education of children with disabilities.

    ``SEC. 177. <<NOTE: 20 USC 9567b.>> DUTIES.


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    ``Part E--National Center for Special Education Research

    ``Sec. 175. Establishment.

    ``Sec. 176. Commissioner for Special Education Research.

    ``Sec. 177. Duties.''.

    SEC. 202. NATIONAL BOARD FOR EDUCATION SCIENCES.

    Section 116(c)(9) of the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 (20 U.S.C. 9516(c)(9)) is amended by striking the third sentence and inserting the following: ``Meetings of the Board are subject to section 552b of title 5, United States Code (commonly referred to as the Government in the Sunshine Act).''.

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    SEC. 203. REGIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEES.

    Section 206(d)(3) of the Educational Technical Assistance Act of 2002 (20 U.S.C. 9605(d)(3)) is amended by striking ``Academy'' and inserting ``Institute''.

    TITLE III--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

    SEC. 301. AMENDMENT TO CHILDREN'S HEALTH ACT OF 2000.

    Section 1004 of the Children's Health Act of 2000 (42 U.S.C. 285g note) is amended--

    SEC. 302. EFFECTIVE DATES.

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    SEC. 304. REPEALER.

    SEC. 305. IDEA TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO OTHER LAWS.


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    SEC. 306. COPYRIGHT.

    Section 121 of title 17, United States Code, is amended-- ``(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 106, it is not an infringement of copyright for a publisher of print instructional materials for use in elementary or secondary schools to create and distribute to the National Instructional Materials Access Center copies of the electronic files described in sections 612(a)(23)(C), 613(a)(6), and section 674(e) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act that contain the contents of print instructional materials using the National Instructional Material Accessibility Standard (as defined in section 674(e)(3) of that Act), if--
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    LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 1350 (S. 1248):

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------- HOUSE REPORTS: Nos. 108-77 (Comm. on Education and the Workforce) and 108-779 (Comm. of Conference).
    SENATE REPORTS: No. 108-185 accompanying S. 1248 (Comm. on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions).
    CONGRESSIONAL RECORD: WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 40 (2004): Dec. 3, Presidential statement and remarks.

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