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 Bill Status of SB1743  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DCFS-FOSTER CARE SURVEY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Robert Peters - Kimberly A. Lightford - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Iris Y. Martinez, Napoleon Harris, III, Antonio Muñoz and Laura M. Murphy

House Sponsors
(Rep. Mary Edly-Allen - Sara Feigenholtz, Michelle Mussman, Monica Bristow, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Diane Pappas, Robyn Gabel, Chris Miller, Mike Murphy, Terra Costa Howard, Blaine Wilhour, Gregory Harris, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Kelly M. Burke, Kelly M. Cassidy, Bob Morgan, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Nicholas K. Smith, Celina Villanueva, David McSweeney, Kathleen Willis, Keith P. Sommer, Amy Grant, David A. Welter, Natalie A. Manley and Elizabeth Hernandez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/26/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0166

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 505/42 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services, in coordination with specified entities, to develop and process a standardized survey to gather feedback from children who are aging out of foster care and from children who have transitioned out of the foster care system. Provides that the survey shall include requests for information regarding the children's experience with and opinion of State foster care services, the children's recommendations for improvement of such services, the amount of time the children spent in the foster care system, and any other information deemed relevant by the Department. Provides that after the survey is created the Department shall circulate the survey to all youth participating in transitional living programs, independent living programs, or Youth in College and to all youth receiving scholarships or tuition waivers under the DCFS Scholarship Program. Requires the Department to conduct the survey every 5 years and to submit a report to the Governor and the General Assembly at the completion of each survey. Provides that the first report shall be submitted no later than December 1, 2021 and shall provide a detailed review of the survey results.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 505/39.3

Further amends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services to place a locked suggestion box in each group home, shelter, and transitional living arrangement that accepts youth in care for placement by the Department. Requires the Department to submit a report to the General Assembly each year outlining the issues and concerns submitted to the locked suggestion box and the solution to each issue and concern.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Robert Peters
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2019SenateAssigned to Human Services
  2/28/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/5/2019SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/7/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  3/12/2019SenateDo Pass Human Services; 010-000-000
  3/12/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2019
  3/13/2019SenateSecond Reading
  3/13/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 14, 2019
  3/15/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/20/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/20/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/20/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-001-002
  3/20/2019HouseArrived in House
  3/21/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/21/2019HouseFirst Reading
  3/21/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/28/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  3/29/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/9/2019HouseAssigned to Adoption & Child Welfare Committee
  5/7/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Adoption & Child Welfare Committee; 013-000-000
  5/8/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/8/2019HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
  5/16/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  5/16/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
  5/16/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/16/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/16/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Pappas
  5/16/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/16/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller
  5/16/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Murphy
  5/16/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  5/16/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Blaine Wilhour
  5/17/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
  5/17/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  5/17/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  5/17/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/17/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  5/17/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  5/17/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  5/17/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva
  5/17/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David McSweeney
  5/20/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
  5/20/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith P. Sommer
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
  5/23/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Adoption & Child Welfare Committee
  5/23/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Adoption & Child Welfare Committee; 011-000-000
  5/24/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  5/24/2019HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2019
  5/26/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/26/2019HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/26/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  5/27/2019SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/27/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 28, 2019
  5/28/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Robert Peters
  5/28/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Human Services
  5/29/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Human Services; 008-000-000
  5/31/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  5/31/2019SenateSenate Concurs
  5/31/2019SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2019SenateSent to the Governor
  7/26/2019SenateGovernor Approved
  7/26/2019SenateEffective Date January 1, 2020
  7/26/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0166

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