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 Bill Status of SB2047  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  DCFS-ABUSE RPT-SCHOOL EMPLOYEE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chuck Weaver - Kimberly A. Lightford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2017

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
325 ILCS 5/7.4from Ch. 23, par. 2057.4


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that in an investigation in which the alleged perpetrator of abuse or neglect is a school employee, including, but not limited to, a school teacher or administrator, and the recommendation is to determine the report to be indicated, in addition to other procedures as set forth and defined in Department rules and procedures, the employee's due process rights shall also include: (i) the right to a copy of the investigation summary; (ii) the right to review the specific allegations which gave rise to the investigation; and (iii) the right to an administrator's teleconference which shall be convened to provide the school employee with the opportunity to present documentary evidence or other information that supports his or her position and to provide information before a final finding is entered. Removes a provision requiring the Department of Children and Family Services to inform the school employee of his or her right: (a) to confront the accuser, if the accuser is 14 years of age or older; (b) to review the specific allegations which gave rise to the investigation; and (c) to review all materials and evidence that have been submitted to the Department in support of the allegation.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chuck Weaver
  2/10/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Human Services
  3/8/2017SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/15/2017SenateDo Pass Human Services; 009-000-000
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2017

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