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 Bill Status of SB1942  101st General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Melinda Bush - Elgie R. Sims, Jr. - Cristina Castro - Kimberly A. Lightford - Robert Peters, Omar Aquino, Don Harmon, Linda Holmes, Iris Y. Martinez, Heather A. Steans, Mattie Hunter, Toi W. Hutchinson, Emil Jones, III, Julie A. Morrison and Ram Villivalam

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
210 ILCS 5/6.1 rep.
410 ILCS 70/9 rep.
720 ILCS 510/Act rep.
720 ILCS 513/Act rep.
735 ILCS 5/11-107.1 rep.
745 ILCS 30/Act rep.
5 ILCS 375/6.11
20 ILCS 505/5from Ch. 23, par. 5005
5 ILCS 140/7.5
55 ILCS 5/3-3013from Ch. 34, par. 3-3013
210 ILCS 5/2from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 157-8.2
210 ILCS 5/3from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 157-8.3
215 ILCS 5/356z.4
215 ILCS 5/356z.4a new
215 ILCS 125/5-3from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1411.2
215 ILCS 165/10from Ch. 32, par. 604
225 ILCS 60/22from Ch. 111, par. 4400-22
225 ILCS 60/36from Ch. 111, par. 4400-36
225 ILCS 65/65-35was 225 ILCS 65/15-15
225 ILCS 65/65-43
410 ILCS 535/1from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 73-1
415 ILCS 5/56.1from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1056.1
720 ILCS 5/9-1.2from Ch. 38, par. 9-1.2
720 ILCS 5/9-2.1from Ch. 38, par. 9-2.1
720 ILCS 5/9-3.2from Ch. 38, par. 9-3.2
720 ILCS 5/12-3.1from Ch. 38, par. 12-3.1
735 ILCS 5/8-802from Ch. 110, par. 8-802
750 ILCS 65/15from Ch. 40, par. 1015

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Reproductive Health Act. Provides that every individual has a fundamental right to make autonomous decisions about one's own reproductive health. Provides that every individual who becomes pregnant has a fundamental right to continue the pregnancy and give birth or to have an abortion, and to make autonomous decisions about how to exercise that right. Provides that a fertilized egg, embryo, or fetus does not have independent rights under the law, of this State. Provides prohibited State actions. Provides that a party aggrieved by a violation of the Act may bring a civil lawsuit. Provides that a health care professional shall report each abortion performed to the Department of Public Health. Limits home rule powers. Repeals provisions regarding abortion in the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act, the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act, and the Injunction Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Repeals the Illinois Abortion Law of 1975, the Partial-birth Abortion Ban Act, and the Abortion Performance Refusal Act. Makes corresponding changes in the Children and Family Services Act, the Counties Code, the Medical Practice Act of 1987, the Vital Records Act, the Criminal Code of 2012, and the Rights of Married Persons Act. Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that information and records held by the Department collected under the Reproductive Health Act is exempt from inspection and copying. Amends the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act. Provides that that term "ambulatory surgical treatment center" does not include any facility in which the performance of abortion procedures is limited to those performed without general, epidural, or spinal anesthesia. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides insurance requirements for the coverage of abortion. Makes corresponding changes in the State Employees Group Insurance Act, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act. Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Provides that operative surgery does not include abortions performed without general, epidural, or spinal anesthesia, and other gynecological procedures related to abortions. Amends the Environmental Act. Provides that tissue and products from an abortion or miscarriage may be buried, entombed, or cremated. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  2/21/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/21/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/22/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  2/25/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  2/27/2019SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/27/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/1/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/1/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/4/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/5/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/6/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/7/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/22/2019SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 28, 2019
  3/25/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/28/2019SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  5/21/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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