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 Bill Status of HB4791  101st General Assembly

Short Description:  MINORS-JUV CT-PROBATE

House Sponsors
Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Daniel Didech, Ann M. Williams, Elizabeth Hernandez, Terra Costa Howard, Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer, Kelly M. Cassidy and Mary Edly-Allen

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
705 ILCS 405/1-4.2 new
755 ILCS 5/11-5.6 new
705 ILCS 405/2-4a rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Relocates a provision regarding special immigrant minors from the Abused, Neglected, or Dependent Minors Article to the General Provisions Article. Amends the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that a petition for guardianship of the person of a minor who is 18 years of age or older, but who has not yet attained 21 years of age, may be filed by a parent, relative, or nonrelative person over the age of 21. Provides that a court making determinations concerning such a petition shall consider the best interest of the minor. Provides that an appointed guardian shall have responsibility for the custody, nurture, and tuition of the minor, and shall have the right to determine the minor's residence based on the minor's best interest. Provides that a minor who is the subject of a petition for guardianship or for extension of guardianship may be referred for psychological, educational, medical, or social services under certain circumstances. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2020HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  2/26/2020HouseTo Family Law Subcommittee
  2/27/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  3/4/2020HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Civil Committee; 006-003-000
  3/4/2020HouseReported Back To Judiciary - Civil Committee;
  3/4/2020HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 009-005-000
  3/4/2020HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/5/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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