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 Bill Status of HB4501  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  CONSENT BY MINOR-UNACCOMPANIED

House Sponsors
Rep. Greg Harris - Charles E. Jefferson - Rita Mayfield - JoAnn D. Osmond, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Emanuel Chris Welch and Cynthia Soto

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Heather A. Steans - John G. Mulroe - Pamela J. Althoff - Patricia Van Pelt, Toi W. Hutchinson, William R. Haine, William Delgado and Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/27/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0671

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
410 ILCS 210/1from Ch. 111, par. 4501
410 ILCS 210/1.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Consent by Minors to Medical Procedures Act. Provides that a minor may be deemed an "unaccompanied minor" if the minor (1) is living separate and apart from his or her parents or legal guardian, whether with or without the consent of a parent or legal guardian and regardless of the duration of the separate residence, and (2) is managing his or her own personal affairs. Provides that the consent of an unaccompanied minor to a medical or surgical procedure by a health care provider is considered valid if (i) the health care provider rendering the medical or surgical procedure under the Act relied in good faith upon the representations of the minor that the minor is an unaccompanied minor or (ii) the minor is identified, verbally or in writing, as an unaccompanied minor by certain entities. Sets forth provisions concerning liabilities, minors' powers, and third parties.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
410 ILCS 210/1

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Consent by Minors to Medical Procedures Act. Provides that the consent to the performance of primary care services by a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches, an advanced practice nurse who has a written collaborative agreement with a collaborating physician that authorizes provision of services for minors, or a physician assistant who has been delegated authority to provide services for minors executed by a minor seeking care is not voidable because of such minority, and for such purpose, a minor seeking care is deemed to have the same legal capacity to act and has the same powers and obligations as has a person of legal age under certain circumstances. Provides that a health care professional rendering primary care services under under the provision concerning consent by minors seeking care for primary care services shall not incur civil or criminal liability or professional discipline for failure to obtain valid consent if he or she relied in good faith on the representations made by the minor or certain information and that under such circumstances, good faith shall be presumed. Sets forth provisions concerning third parties, minors' powers, and definitions. Effective October 1, 2014.

House Committee Amendment No. 2
Provides that a health care professional rendering primary care services under the provision concerning consent by minors seeking care for primary care services shall not incur civil or criminal liability for failure to obtain valid consent (rather than shall not incur civil or criminal liability) or professional discipline for failure to obtain valid consent if he or she relied in good faith on certain representations or information.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Greg Harris
  2/3/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/3/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  3/3/2014HouseAssigned to Judiciary
  3/6/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  3/10/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/18/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Greg Harris
  3/18/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/19/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Greg Harris
  3/19/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/20/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/20/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Judiciary
  3/21/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary
  3/24/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary; by Voice Vote
  3/24/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Judiciary; by Voice Vote
  3/24/2014HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary; 012-000-000
  3/25/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  3/27/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  4/1/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/1/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  4/1/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 2, 2014
  4/1/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/2/2014SenateFirst Reading
  4/2/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/15/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  4/23/2014SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  4/29/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/29/2014SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  5/1/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/7/2014SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 011-000-000
  5/7/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 8, 2014
  5/8/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  5/8/2014SenateSecond Reading
  5/8/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 12, 2014
  5/8/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/15/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  5/21/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/21/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/21/2014HousePassed Both Houses
  6/19/2014HouseSent to the Governor
  6/27/2014HouseGovernor Approved
  6/27/2014HouseEffective Date October 1, 2014
  6/27/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0671

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