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 Bill Status of HB0424  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  HOME BIRTH SAFETY ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Thomas Morrison - Kelly M. Cassidy - Dwight Kay and Cynthia Soto

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 80/4.36 new
225 ILCS 60/4from Ch. 111, par. 4400-4
225 ILCS 65/50-15was 225 ILCS 65/5-15
305 ILCS 5/5-5from Ch. 23, par. 5-5


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Home Birth Safety Act. Provides for the licensure of midwives by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Creates the Illinois Midwifery Board. Sets forth provisions concerning qualifications, grounds for disciplinary action, and administrative procedures. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act to set a repeal date for the new Act of January 1, 2026. Also amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987, the Nurse Practice Act, and the Illinois Public Aid Code to make related changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas Morrison
  1/30/2015HouseFirst Reading
  1/30/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/5/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/13/2015HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  11/16/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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