Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that no petition for the appointment of a guardian of a minor shall be filed in which the primary purpose of the filing is to reduce the financial resources available to the minor in order to cause the minor to qualify for public or private financial assistance from an educational institution. Provides that the court may deny such a petition if it finds that the primary purpose of the filing is to enable the minor to declare financial independence so that the minor may obtain public or private financial assistance from an educational institution or a State or federal student financial aid program.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Youth Health and Safety Act. Creates the Youth Health and Safety Advisory Working Group for the purpose of identifying and reviewing laws and regulations that impact pregnant and parenting youth. Provides for membership and duties of the working group. Provides that the working group shall issue a report based upon its findings no later than July 1, 2023. Provides for the repeal of the Act on January 1, 2024. Repeals Public Act 89-18, approved June 1, 1995, as amended.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 In provisions concerning the Youth Health and Safety Advisory Working Group, provides that the working group shall identify and provide information and resources for pregnant and parenting youth related to human trafficking, including the prevention of trafficking.