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 Bill Status of SB2241  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  NO TAXPAYER FUNDING ABORTION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dan McConchie - Wm. Sam McCann - Tom Rooney - Kyle McCarter - Dale A. Righter, Chapin Rose, Paul Schimpf, Tim Bivins, Jil Tracy and Chuck Weaver

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/18/2017SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 375/6from Ch. 127, par. 526
5 ILCS 375/6.1from Ch. 127, par. 526.1
305 ILCS 5/5-5from Ch. 23, par. 5-5
305 ILCS 5/5-8from Ch. 23, par. 5-8
305 ILCS 5/5-9from Ch. 23, par. 5-9
305 ILCS 5/6-1from Ch. 23, par. 6-1
410 ILCS 230/4-100from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4604-100


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. Provides that neither the State nor any of its subdivisions may authorize the use of, appropriate, or expend funds to pay for an abortion or to cover any part of the costs of a health plan that includes coverage of abortion or to provide or refer for an abortion, unless a woman who suffers from a physical disorder, physical injury, or physical illness that would, as certified by a physician, place the woman in danger of death if an abortion is not performed. Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971 and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Excludes from the programs of health benefits and services authorized under those Acts coverage for elective abortions as provided in the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. Prohibits a physician who has been found guilty of performing an abortion procedure in a willful and wanton manner upon a woman who was not pregnant when the abortion procedure was performed from participating in the State's Medical Assistance Program. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall require a written statement, including the required opinion of a physician, to accompany a claim for reimbursement for abortions or induced miscarriages or premature births. Makes other changes. Amends the Problem Pregnancy Health Services and Care Act. Permits the Department of Human Services to make grants to nonprofit agencies and organizations that do not use those grants to refer or counsel for, or perform, abortions. Contains provisions regarding applicability and preempts home rule. Effective on the earlier of the effective date of Public Act 100-538 or June 1, 2018.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  10/18/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dan McConchie
  10/18/2017SenateFirst Reading
  10/18/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  10/18/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  10/18/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Tom Rooney
  10/18/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kyle McCarter
  10/18/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  10/18/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
  10/18/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Paul Schimpf
  10/18/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Tim Bivins
  10/18/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
  10/18/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chuck Weaver

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