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 Bill Status of HB2940  97th General Assembly

Short Description:  HOME BIRTH SAFETY ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Robyn Gabel and Kelly M. Cassidy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 80/4.32 new
225 ILCS 60/4from Ch. 111, par. 4400-4
225 ILCS 65/50-15was 225 ILCS 65/5-15

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Home Birth Safety Act. Provides for the licensure of midwives by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Creates the Illinois Midwifery Board. Sets forth provisions concerning qualifications, grounds for disciplinary action, and administrative procedures. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act to set a repeal date for the new Act of January 1, 2022. Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987 and the Nurse Practice Act to make related changes. Effective January 1, 2012.

DateChamber Action
  2/22/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/23/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/23/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2011HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/17/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  11/16/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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