90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0600
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ADOPTION-DISCLOSE INFORMATION                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Adoption Act.  Provides that an adopted person who  is      
   18  years  old  or  older shall be given a copy of his or her original      
   birth certificate and all court and attorney information, and that  an      
   adopted  person  or  a surrendered person who is 18 years old or older      
   shall be given copies of all agency records pertaining to him  or  her      
   and  all  information, photographs, and letters provided by his or her      
   birth parent or parents and birth relatives, and intended for  him  or      
   her.   Provides  that a birth parent or adoptive parent shall be given      
   copies of all documents he or she  executed  and,  after  the  adopted      
   child  reaches the age of 18, a copy of the adopted child's amended or      
   original birth certificate.                                                 
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Provides that the amendatory language of the bill applies  to  an      
   adopted  or surrendered person who is 22 years of age or older, rather      
   than 18 years of age or older.                                              
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
        Deletes  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.   Amends   the      
   Adoption  Act  regarding  requests for information.  Creates a caption      
          STATE MANDATES ACT FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)                                
          SB600 fails to create a State mandate.                               
          HOME RULE NOTE                                                       
          SB 600 does not preempt home rule authority.                         
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 5.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          705 ILCS 50/18.05                                                    
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          305 ILCS 5/1-11                                                      
        Deletes everything.  Amends the Illinois  Public  Aid  Code.   In      
   provisions  requiring  that  persons  lawfully  admitted for permanent      
   residence under the Immigration and Nationality Act  who  entered  the      
   United  States  on  or after August 22, 1996 shall not be eligible for      
   cash or medical assistance for 5  years  beginning  on  the  date  the      
   person  entered  the  United  States, provides that the Department may      
   choose to immediately serve persons 18 years old and under fitting  in      
   this category who are otherwise eligible for medical assistance.            
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   2


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