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 Bill Status of HB6073  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  BIRTH CERT-SEX DESIGNATION

House Sponsors
Rep. Gregory Harris - Kelly M. Cassidy - Barbara Flynn Currie - Will Guzzardi - Emanuel Chris Welch, Sam Yingling, Cynthia Soto, La Shawn K. Ford, Silvana Tabares, Ann M. Williams, Sara Feigenholtz, Carol Ammons, Robyn Gabel and Litesa E. Wallace

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
410 ILCS 535/1from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 73-1
410 ILCS 535/17from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 73-17


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Vital Records Act. Defines "licensed medical or mental health professional" and "intersex condition". Changes provisions concerning the issuance of new birth certificates for individuals that have undergone gender transition treatment. Provides that in order to change an individual's sex designation on the individual's birth certificate, a licensed medical or mental health professional must make a declaration concerning the treatment. Requires that the licensed medical or mental health professional sign and date a specified statement. Provides that newly issued birth certificates may reflect a name change if the documents for a name change are submitted. Changes a reference from "sex change" to "change of sex designation". Provides that following the issuance of a new birth certificate, the individual may request the original certificate and evidence of adoption, paternity, legitimation, or change of sex designation for inspection or certification purposes.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the language of the introduced bill with the following changes: Defines "licensed health care professional" and "licensed mental health professional". Removes a definition for "licensed medical or mental health professional". Makes corresponding changes.

 Pension Note (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 HB 6073 will not impact any public pension fund or retirement system in Illinois.

 Judicial Note (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 This bill would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the State.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Public Health)
 HB 6073 (H-AM 1) would have no fiscal impact to the Department of Public Health. A request for a new certificate of birth will be subject to the existing fee schedule ($15 for the correction and the first copy, $2 for each additional copy).

 Fiscal Note (Dept. of Public Health)
 House Bill 6073 would have no fiscal impact to the Department of Public Health. A request for a new certificate of birth will be subject to the existing fee schedule ($15 for the correction and the first copy, $2 for each additional copy).

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This legislation does create a State mandate.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/11/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Gregory Harris
  2/11/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/16/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/16/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/16/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/16/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/1/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  3/7/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/28/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/30/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Gregory Harris
  3/30/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/4/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  4/4/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  4/5/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/5/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/5/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/5/2016HouseDo Pass as Amended / Standard Debate Human Services Committee; 008-006-000
  4/5/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/7/2016HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  4/7/2016HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
  4/7/2016HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. David B. Reis
  4/7/2016HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. David B. Reis
  4/7/2016HouseJudicial Note Requested by Rep. David B. Reis
  4/7/2016HousePension Note Requested by Rep. David B. Reis
  4/11/2016HousePension Note Filed
  4/11/2016HouseJudicial Note Filed
  4/12/2016HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  4/12/2016HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
  4/12/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/12/2016HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/12/2016HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  4/14/2016HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/19/2016HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  4/19/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/22/2016HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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