Rule 89-500

Proposed Rule/Public Act

Agency Name Department of Human Services
Contact Person Tracie Drew
Address 100 South Gand Avenue East
3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62762
Phone (217) 785-9772
Fax (217) 557-1547
Heading of the Part/Public Act 89 Ill. Adm. Code 500
Admin Code Citation/Public Act Number Early Intervention Program
Section Numbers 500.45, 500.Appendix C
Illinois Register Citation (Page Number & Publication Date) 32 Ill. Reg. 17001 (October 31,2008)
Type of Rule (New/Emergency/Amended) Amended
Type of Impact (Reporting/Cost, Fee/Education, Credit/Other) Licensing of sign language interpreters
Business or Industry Type Affected Early Intervention Service providers
Effective Date January 1, 2009

Plain Language Explanation

The objectives of this rulemaking are to clarify how family outcomes are measured, develop proficiency testing standards and training approval standards for bilingual interpreters that provide services for Early Intervention and require sign language interpreters to be licensed.


Members of the public may submit comments to the agency contact listed above. Comments should be submitted within 45-days of publication in the Illinois Register.

Public Hearing Location

Not appliciable.

Advisory Opinion

Not applicable.