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 Bill Status of SB0257  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  IMDMA-COUNSELING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael E. Hastings

House Sponsors
(Rep. Suzanne Ness)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Executive Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 5/607.6


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Deletes language providing that: all counseling sessions shall be confidential; and communications in counseling shall not be used in any manner in litigation nor relied upon by any expert appointed by the court or retained by any party. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill, and makes the following change: Provides that court-ordered counseling is subject to the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act and the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/17/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/17/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/24/2021SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/15/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/15/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  4/13/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/14/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 009-000-000
  4/14/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2021
  4/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** April 21, 2021
  4/23/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/26/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/26/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Ness
  4/27/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/27/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Executive Committee

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