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 Bill Status of HB3537  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Anne Stava-Murray

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
225 ILCS 57/46 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Massage Therapist Mandatory Reporting and Domestic Abuse Rehabilitation Act. Defines terms. Provides that a massage therapist who notices suspicious bruising on a recipient of a massage on more than one occasion must report the suspicious bruising to law enforcement as suspected domestic abuse. Provides that law enforcement shall follow up with a suspected victim of domestic abuse to determine whether the suspicious bruising is related to abuse and advise the suspected victim of his or her rights under the Act and other State law. Provides that the suspected victim shall decide whether charges may be brought against the domestic abuser. Provides that the court, after notice and a hearing, shall determine whether a person is a domestic abuser. Provides that a person found to be a domestic abuser is subject to immediate psychiatric evaluation and detainment until the psychiatric evaluation is completed. Provides that the court may order a domestic abuser to participate immediately in inpatient de-escalation skills training before the domestic abuser may return to the household. Makes a corresponding change in the Massage Licensing Act. Effective January 1, 2020.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  2/15/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2019HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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