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 Bill Status of SB0973  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  DCFS-REPORTS-YOUTH IN CARE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Julie A. Morrison and Omar Aquino

House Sponsors
(Rep. Sara Feigenholtz - Patricia R. Bellock)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/11/2017SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0087

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 505/2.2 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that no later than December 31, 2018, and on December 31 of each year thereafter through December 31, 2023, the Department of Children and Family Services shall prepare and submit an annual report, covering the previous fiscal year, to the General Assembly regarding youth in care waiting for placements. Provides that the report shall include information on: (i) the number of youth in care who remained in emergency placements, including but not limited to shelters and emergency foster homes, for longer than 30 days, their genders and ages, their recommended placement type, and other specified data; (ii) the number of youth in care who remained in psychiatric hospitals beyond the time they were clinically ready for discharge or beyond medical necessity, whichever is sooner, their genders and ages, their recommended placement type, and other specified data; (iii) the number of youth in care who remained in a detention center or Department of Juvenile Justice facility solely because the Department cannot locate an appropriate placement for the youth, their genders and ages, their recommended placement type, and other specified data; (iv) a description of how the Department collected the information reported and any difficulties the Department had in collecting the information and whether there are concerns about the validity of the information; and (v) a description of any steps the Department is taking to reduce the length of time youth in care wait in psychiatric hospitals, emergency placements, detention centers, and Department of Juvenile Justice facilities for clinically appropriate placements.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  2/7/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2017SenateAssigned to Human Services
  3/1/2017SenateDo Pass Human Services; 009-000-000
  3/1/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2017
  3/7/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  3/15/2017SenateSecond Reading
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 16, 2017
  4/26/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  4/26/2017HouseArrived in House
  4/26/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/26/2017HouseFirst Reading
  4/26/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/3/2017HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  5/10/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 010-000-000
  5/10/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/15/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/15/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
  5/16/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/16/2017SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/14/2017SenateSent to the Governor
  8/11/2017SenateGovernor Approved
  8/11/2017SenateEffective Date January 1, 2018
  8/11/2017SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0087

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