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 Bill Status of SB0067  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  COLLABORATIVE PROCESS ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael E. Hastings - Michael Connelly and Napoleon Harris, III

House Sponsors
(Rep. Ann M. Williams )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/23/2017SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Collaborative Process Act. Defines terms. Provides that the Act applies to collaborative process participation agreements that meet the requirements of the Act signed on or after the effective date of the Act. Contains provisions concerning: requirements of collaborative process participation agreements; the beginning and conclusion of the collaborative process; proceedings before the court; disclosure of information; standards of professional responsibility and mandatory reporting; confidentiality; and privileges. Provides that the Act is subject to the supervisory authority of the Illinois Supreme Court.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that "collaborative process matter" does not include any dispute, transaction, claim, problem, or issue that: (i) is the subject of a pending action under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987; (ii) is under investigation by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services pursuant to the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act; or (iii) resulted in a currently open case with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. Provides that a collaborative process terminates when, among other circumstances, the process no longer meets the definition of collaborative process matter. Provides that nothing in the collaborative process may prohibit a party or nonparty participant from making a report of abuse, neglect, abandonment, or exploitation of a child or adult under the law of this State. Removes language providing that the privilege against disclosure for collaborative process communications applies in certain situations if a child protective services agency or adult protective services agency is a party to or otherwise participates in the process.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  1/11/2017SenateFirst Reading
  1/11/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/24/2017SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  2/21/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/21/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  3/1/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/1/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 011-000-000
  3/1/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2017
  3/1/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  3/14/2017SenateSecond Reading
  3/14/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 15, 2017
  3/29/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/29/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-001-000
  3/29/2017HouseArrived in House
  3/29/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  3/30/2017HouseFirst Reading
  3/30/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/25/2017HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Ann M. Williams
  5/3/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  5/10/2017HouseTo Domestic Relations Law Subcommittee
  5/17/2017HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Civil Committee; 003-000-000
  5/17/2017HouseReported Back To Judiciary - Civil Committee;
  5/17/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 010-000-000
  5/17/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  5/26/2017SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2017SenateSent to the Governor

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