Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Probation and Probation Officers Act. Provides that a
probation officer must take and subscribe an oath before the Chief
Judge (now the oath is taken before the county clerk). Deletes the
provision that the probation officer must be a full-time employee.
Amends the Adoption Act. Eliminates the provision that permits the
court, outside Cook County, to appoint a probation officer of the
court to investigate a petitioner seeking adoption of an unrelated
child instead of a child welfare agency approved by the Department of
Children and Family Services.
JUDICIAL NOTE (Administrative Office of Illinois Courts)
There would be no decrease or increase in the number of judges
FISCAL NOTE (Department of Children and Family Services)
There would be no fiscal impact on DCFS.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
730 ILCS 110/15
Eliminates amendatory change to the Probation and Probation
Officers Act that permitted part-time employees to serve as probation
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0429
Last action date: 99-08-06
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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