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 Bill Status of HB6653  95th General Assembly

Short Description:  HOME BIRTH SAFETY ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Julie Hamos

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 80/4.29 new
225 ILCS 60/4from Ch. 111, par. 4400-4
225 ILCS 65/5-15

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Home Birth Safety Act. Provides for the licensure of midwives by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Creates the Illinois Midwifery Board. Sets forth provisions concerning qualifications, grounds for disciplinary action, and administrative procedures. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act to set a repeal date for the new Act of January 1, 2019. Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987 and the Nurse Practice Act to make related changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  5/28/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Julie Hamos
  5/28/2008HouseFirst Reading
  5/28/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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