1999 WISCONSIN ACT 161
An Act to amend 115.76 (3) and 115.762 (4) of the statutes; relating to: the eligible ages for special education.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
115.76 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
115.76 (3) "Child" means any person who is at least 3 years old but not yet 22 21 years old and who has not graduated from high school and, for the duration of a school term, any person who becomes 21 years old during that school term and who has not graduated from high school.
115.762 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
115.762 (4) Limitation. Nothing in this subchapter requires that special education and related services be provided to a child with a disability who is at least 18 years old but not yet 22 years old and who, in the child's educational placement before his or her incarceration in a state prison, was not identified as a child with a disability or for whom an individualized education program was not developed.
(1) This act first applies to pupils who become 21 years old on July 1 following the effective date of this subsection.