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 Bill Status of HB5370  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  HOME BIRTH SAFETY ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios - Kelly M. Cassidy, Thomas Morrison, Robyn Gabel, La Shawn K. Ford, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Keith P. Sommer, Linda Chapa LaVia, Deborah Mell and Michael W. Tryon

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 80/4.33 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, 2023. 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
  2/9/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  2/15/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/15/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2012HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  2/21/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
  2/21/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/21/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/21/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  2/22/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith P. Sommer
  2/22/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/22/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  2/22/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  2/22/2012HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  2/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/9/2012HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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