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 Bill Status of HB4562 General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Thomas M. Bennett - Rita Mayfield - Ann M. Williams - Margo McDermed - Tom Weber, Lindsay Parkhurst, Curtis J. Tarver, II, Daniel Didech, André Thapedi and Deanne M. Mazzochi

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
755 ILCS 5/11a-17from Ch. 110 1/2, par. 11a-17

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Guardians For Adults With Disabilities Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that a guardian shall consider the ward's current preferences to the extent the ward has the ability to participate in decision making when those preferences are known or reasonably ascertainable by the guardian. Provides that decisions by the guardian shall conform to the ward's current preferences unless the guardian reasonably believes that doing so would result in substantial harm to the ward's welfare or personal or financial interests. Provides that if the guardian is unable to ascertain the ward's preferences, then the decisions may be made by conforming as closely as possible to what the ward would have done or intended under the circumstances. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/5/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  2/5/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/5/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2020HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  2/26/2020HouseTo Family Law Subcommittee
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Weber
  3/4/2020HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Civil Committee; 009-000-000
  3/4/2020HouseReported Back To Judiciary - Civil Committee;
  3/4/2020HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 013-000-000
  3/4/2020HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  3/4/2020HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Weber
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Weber
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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