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 Bill Status of HB2914  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DCFS-RACIAL DISPARITIES REPORT

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers - LaToya Greenwood - Carol Ammons, Rita Mayfield and Joyce Mason

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Napoleon Harris, III - Patricia Van Pelt - Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/6/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 10, 2021

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 505/41.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that no later than December 31, 2022, and no later than December 31 of each year thereafter, the Department of Children and Family Services shall prepare and submit an annual report, covering the previous fiscal year, to the General Assembly regarding racial disparities for children and families involved in the child welfare system. Provides that the report shall be conducted by a research institution at a public university and must include, at a minimum, the following de-aggregated data by race as compared, where appropriate, to population-level data: (1) education success, health and behavioral health, housing, jobs or economic justice, criminal justice, and other key metrics that serve as indicators of child and family well-being and can measure socioeconomic conditions in communities; and (2) children and families involved in a safety plan, the number of protective custodies, the number of investigations of each type of abuse and neglect allegation described in a specified provision of the Illinois Administrative Code and the findings of such investigations, the number of Department recommended court filings for each allegation type, the number of intakes into the foster care system, placement settings, lengths of stay, and permanency outcomes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/16/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Human Services Committee; 015-000-000
  3/18/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/6/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  4/6/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/15/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/15/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  4/22/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 113-000-000
  4/23/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/23/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  4/23/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/23/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/29/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/3/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/4/2021SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  5/4/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2021
  5/6/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/6/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 10, 2021

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