Bill Status of HB4309 100th General Assembly
Short Description: FRAIL INDIVIDUALS-VISITATION
Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez - Laura Fine
|Judiciary - Civil Committee Hearing Feb 28 2018 8:00AM Stratton Building Room D-1 Springfield, IL |
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Frail Individual Family Visitation Protection Act. Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Kasem/Baksys Visitation Law. Defines "frail individual" and other terms. Provides that if a caregiver unreasonably prevents a family member of a frail individual from visiting the frail individual, the court, upon a verified petition by the family member, may order the caregiver to permit visitation between the frail individual and the family member if the court finds that the visitation is in the frail individual's best interests. Provides that in making its determination, the court shall consider the standards provided in the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that the caregiver shall provide a person awarded reasonable visitation with notice of the frail individual's hospitalization or transfer to a healthcare facility, relocation to another residence, and death.