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 Bill Status of HB3542  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Litesa E. Wallace

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Steve Stadelman - Julie A. Morrison and Cristina Castro)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/18/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0189

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 521/5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Foster Children's Bill of Rights Act. In addition to other specified rights, provides that it is the policy of the State that every child and adult in the care of the Department of Children and Family Services who is placed in foster care shall have the right to be placed in the least restrictive and most family-like setting available and in close proximity to his or her parent's home consistent with his or her health, safety, best interests, and special needs.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2017HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/8/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 012-000-000
  3/8/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-000
  3/17/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  3/17/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/17/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  3/17/2017SenateFirst Reading
  3/17/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/25/2017SenateAssigned to Human Services
  5/3/2017SenateDo Pass Human Services; 007-000-000
  5/3/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 4, 2017
  5/12/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  5/19/2017SenateSecond Reading
  5/19/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2017
  5/26/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/26/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 049-000-000
  5/26/2017HousePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2017HouseSent to the Governor
  8/18/2017HouseGovernor Approved
  8/18/2017HouseEffective Date January 1, 2018
  8/18/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0189

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