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 Bill Status of SB1870  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ABUSE-UMBILICAL CORD TISSUE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather A. Steans

House Sponsors
(Rep. Robyn Gabel )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
325 ILCS 5/3from Ch. 23, par. 2053
705 ILCS 405/2-3from Ch. 37, par. 802-3
705 ILCS 405/2-18from Ch. 37, par. 802-18
750 ILCS 50/1from Ch. 40, par. 1501


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act and the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Expands the definition of "neglected child" under both Acts to include a child whose umbilical cord tissue contains any amount of a controlled substance as defined in a specified provision of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act or a metabolite thereof. Provides that nothing in the new provisions is intended to limit the type of medically reliable testing that can establish that a controlled substance or metabolite thereof is present in a newborn infant. Further amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 by providing that proof that a newborn infant's umbilical cord tissue contains any amount of a controlled substance as defined under the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, or a metabolite of a controlled substance, constitutes prima facie evidence of abuse or neglect. Amends the Adoption Act. Includes as a ground of unfitness under the definition of "unfit person" a finding that at birth the child's umbilical cord tissue contained any amount of a controlled substance as defined under the Illinois Controlled Substances Act or a metabolite thereof. Provides that nothing in the new provision is intended to limit the type of medically reliable testing that can establish that a controlled substance or metabolite thereof is present in a newborn infant. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Omar Aquino
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Human Services
  3/8/2017SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/15/2017SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
  3/23/2017SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/29/2017SenateDo Pass Human Services; 009-000-000
  3/29/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 30, 2017
  4/6/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/6/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
  4/27/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  4/28/2017HouseArrived in House
  4/28/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/28/2017HouseFirst Reading
  4/28/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/9/2017HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  5/19/2017HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/26/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
  5/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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