Bill Status of SB3271 99th General Assembly
Short Description: DCFS-ABANDONED INFANTS
Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
| 1/10/2017||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services to conduct a review of the impact and effectiveness of the policy objectives established under the Act for the years 2001 through 2016 and to submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly by July 1, 2017. Provides that the report shall contain certain information, including: (i) the number of newborn infants abandoned during the review period; (ii) the number of newborn infants relinquished in accordance with the procedures outlined in the Act during the review period; (iii) a determination of whether a need exists to expand the list of facilities and personnel who are authorized to accept a relinquished newborn infant; and (iv) an analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of implementing and installing newborn safety incubators. Effective July 1, 2016.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/19/2016||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Wm. Sam McCann|| 2/19/2016||Senate||First Reading|| 2/19/2016||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 1/10/2017||Senate||Session Sine Die|