The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Discipline Legislation in the 106th Congress

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Although Congress described its 1997 changes to discipline provisions in the Individuals withDisabilitiesEducationAct (IDEA) as a “carefulbalance,” it was not long before amendmentsto change the provisionssurfaced. In 1999 the Senate passed S. 254, 106th Cong., the Violent and Repeat Juvenile Accountability and Rehabilitation Act of 1999, and the House passed H.R. 1501, 106th Cong., the Child Safety and Protection Act, both of which contained amendments to IDEA. These amendments would have changed section 615 of IDEA to eliminate IDEA’s different disciplinary procedures for children with disabilities in certain situations. In the Senate the amendment applied to children with disabilities who … continued below

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Jones, Nancy Lee January 12, 2001.

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  • Main Title: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Discipline Legislation in the 106th Congress
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Although Congress described its 1997 changes to discipline provisions in the
Individuals withDisabilitiesEducationAct (IDEA) as a “carefulbalance,” it was not long
before amendmentsto change the provisionssurfaced. In 1999 the Senate passed S. 254,
106th Cong., the Violent and Repeat Juvenile Accountability and Rehabilitation Act of
1999, and the House passed H.R. 1501, 106th Cong., the Child Safety and Protection
Act, both of which contained amendments to IDEA. These amendments would have
changed section 615 of IDEA to eliminate IDEA’s different disciplinary procedures for
children with disabilities in certain situations. In the Senate the amendment applied to
children with disabilities who carry a gun or firearm while in the House the amendment
would cover a weapon. These amendments were not enacted.

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