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 Bill Status of HB3967  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  ADOPTION REGISTRY-GRANDPARENTS

House Sponsors
Rep. Joe Sosnowski - Sara Feigenholtz

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Iris Y. Martinez - Patricia Van Pelt - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Mattie Hunter and Martin A. Sandoval)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/11/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0345

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 50/18.06
750 ILCS 50/18.1from Ch. 40, par. 1522.1
750 ILCS 50/18.2from Ch. 40, par. 1522.2
750 ILCS 50/18.3afrom Ch. 40, par. 1522.3a


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Adoption Act. Defines "birth grandparent" as the biological parent of a non-surrendered person who is a deceased birth parent. Provides that a birth grandparent who has submitted birth certificates for himself or herself and for a deceased birth parent as well as proof of death for the deceased birth parent may file a Registration Identification Form and an Information Exchange Authorization or a Denial of Information Exchange if the birth parent did not file documentation preventing the exchange of information prior to his or her death. Makes corresponding changes.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
750 ILCS 50/18.1a
750 ILCS 50/18.1b
750 ILCS 50/18.6from Ch. 40, par. 1522.6

Makes additional corresponding changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/27/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  2/27/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/27/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/12/2015HouseAssigned to Adoption Reform
  3/19/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  3/19/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Adoption Reform
  3/26/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Adoption Reform; by Voice Vote
  3/26/2015HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Adoption Reform; 005-000-000
  3/26/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2015HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 094-000-000
  4/24/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/28/2015SenateArrive in Senate
  4/28/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 29, 2015
  4/30/2015SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/5/2015SenateFirst Reading
  5/5/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/6/2015SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  5/13/2015SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 010-000-000
  5/13/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 14, 2015
  5/13/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/18/2015SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2015
  5/18/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/20/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/20/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/20/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/20/2015HousePassed Both Houses
  6/18/2015HouseSent to the Governor
  8/11/2015HouseGovernor Approved
  8/11/2015HouseEffective Date January 1, 2016
  8/11/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0345

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