Bill Status of HB4538 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: JUV CT-ORDER OF PROTECTION
Rep. David A. Welter
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 concerning abused, neglected, and dependent minors. Provides that if the Department of Children and Family Services removes a child from his or her home and determines that a parent or sibling's visitation or contact with the child after removal would present an immediate threat of physical or emotional harm to the child, it shall, within 5 days, petition the court for an order of protection prohibiting that parent or sibling's contact and visitation with the child until the Department determines that the threat no longer exists.