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 Bill Status of HB0831  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CHILD ABUSE REPORTS-DPH-DHFS

House Sponsors
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit - Keith P. Sommer - Sue Scherer

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Linda Holmes, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Bill Cunningham, Antonio Muñoz, Julie A. Morrison, Emil Jones, III, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Steve Stadelman, Rachelle Crowe and Toi W. Hutchinson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/12/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0043

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
325 ILCS 5/8.7 new
325 ILCS 5/11.1from Ch. 23, par. 2061.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that within 10 days after completing an investigation of alleged physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, if the report is unfounded or indicated, the Child Protective Service Unit shall send a copy of its final finding report to the Director of Public Health and the Director of Healthcare and Family Services. Requires the Director of Public Health and the Director of Healthcare and Family Services to ensure that the report remains confidential. In a provision that grants the Department of Public Health and other investigative bodies access to records concerning child abuse and neglect reports, removes language that requires the Director of Children and Family Services to approve such access.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
325 ILCS 5/8.7 new
Adds reference to:
325 ILCS 5/4.4c new
325 ILCS 5/7.4from Ch. 23, par. 2057.4
325 ILCS 5/7.8

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that whenever the Department of Children and Family Services receives, by means of its statewide toll-free telephone number established for the purpose of reporting suspected child abuse or neglect or by any other means or from any mandated reporter, a report of suspected abuse or neglect of a child and the child is alleged to have been abused or neglected while receiving care in a hospital, including a freestanding psychiatric hospital licensed by the Department of Public Health, the Department of Children and Family Services shall: (i) notify the Directors of Public Health and Healthcare and Family Services of the report; and (ii) send a copy of the final finding to the Directors of Public Health and Healthcare and Family Services. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall receive information from unfounded reports involving children alleged to have been abused or neglected while hospitalized, including while hospitalized in freestanding psychiatric hospitals licensed by the Department of Public Health, as necessary for the Department of Public Health to conduct its licensing investigation. In a provision that grants the Department of Public Health and other investigative bodies access to records concerning child abuse and neglect reports, removes language that requires the Director of Children and Family Services to approve such access.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/22/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  1/22/2019HouseFirst Reading
  1/22/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/5/2019HouseAssigned to Adoption & Child Welfare Committee
  2/13/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Adoption & Child Welfare Committee; 012-000-000
  2/14/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/26/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/26/2019HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/5/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/5/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/12/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Adoption & Child Welfare Committee
  3/13/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Adoption & Child Welfare Committee; 012-000-000
  3/20/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/20/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith P. Sommer
  3/28/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  4/3/2019SenateArrive in Senate
  4/3/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/3/2019SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/3/2019SenateFirst Reading
  4/3/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/24/2019SenateAssigned to Human Services
  5/2/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  5/2/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  5/7/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  5/8/2019SenateDo Pass Human Services; 008-000-000
  5/8/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 9, 2019
  5/9/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/9/2019SenateSecond Reading
  5/9/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2019
  5/14/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/16/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/16/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  5/16/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/16/2019HousePassed Both Houses
  5/17/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  5/31/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  6/14/2019HouseSent to the Governor
  7/12/2019HouseGovernor Approved
  7/12/2019HouseEffective Date January 1, 2020
  7/12/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0043

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