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 Bill Status of SB1226  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  IDPH-SUDDEN DEATH-EPILEPSY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dan Kotowski - John G. Mulroe - Mattie Hunter - Michael Connelly - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Thomas Cullerton and Melinda Bush

House Sponsors
(Rep. John D'Amico - JoAnn D. Osmond - Cynthia Soto - Laura Fine - Kelly M. Cassidy, Michelle Mussman, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Robyn Gabel, Luis Arroyo, Al Riley, Dan Brady, Michael P. McAuliffe, Camille Y. Lilly, Martin J. Moylan, Jack D. Franks, Keith Farnham, Carol A. Sente, Linda Chapa LaVia, Anthony DeLuca and Patricia R. Bellock)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/13/2013SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0340

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2310/2310-665 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Sets forth the General Assembly's findings and declarations concerning sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). Provides that the Department shall establish a SUDEP awareness program to educate medical examiners, examining physicians, and coroners in this State about SUDEP. Provides that all autopsies conducted in this State shall include an inquiry to determine whether the death was a direct result of a seizure or epilepsy. Provides that if a medical examiner's, examining physician's, or coroner's findings in an autopsy are consistent with the definition of known or suspected SUDEP, then the medical examiner, examining physician, or coroner shall take certain action.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Sets forth the General Assembly's findings and declarations concerning sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 2310/2310-665 new
Adds reference to:
55 ILCS 5/3-3016.5 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Counties Code. Provides that all autopsies conducted in this State shall include an inquiry to determine whether the death was a direct result of a seizure or epilepsy. If the findings in an autopsy are consistent with known or suspected sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), then the medical examiner, examining physician, or coroner shall: (1) cause to be indicated on the death certificate that SUDEP is the cause or suspected cause of death; and (2) forward a copy of the death certificate to the North American SUDEP Registry at the Langone Medical Center at New York University within 30 days. Defines "sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy". Effective January 1, 2014.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Danny Stanton Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/30/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dan Kotowski
  1/30/2013SenateFirst Reading
  1/30/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/7/2013SenateAssigned to Public Health
  2/28/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  3/5/2013SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/7/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/7/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/12/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  3/12/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/12/2013SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 009-000-000
  3/12/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2013
  3/13/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dan Kotowski
  4/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/16/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  4/17/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Public Health; 009-000-000
  4/18/2013SenateSecond Reading
  4/18/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Kotowski
  4/18/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2013
  4/23/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  4/23/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/23/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  4/23/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  4/24/2013HouseArrived in House
  4/25/2013HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  4/29/2013HouseFirst Reading
  4/29/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/29/2013HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  4/30/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/30/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  4/30/2013HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/30/2013HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/30/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/30/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  4/30/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/30/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/30/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/30/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/30/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  5/1/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  5/8/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 010-000-000
  5/8/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/8/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  5/9/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/10/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  5/14/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John D'Amico
  5/14/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/15/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/15/2013HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/15/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/15/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  5/16/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/16/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/16/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/16/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  5/16/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  5/16/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/16/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  5/16/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/16/2013SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/16/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 16, 2013
  5/16/2013SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Dan Kotowski
  5/16/2013SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/16/2013SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  5/16/2013SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 053-000-000
  5/16/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/16/2013SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/14/2013SenateSent to the Governor
  8/13/2013SenateGovernor Approved
  8/13/2013SenateEffective Date January 1, 2014
  8/13/2013SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0340

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