Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Parents and Community Accountability Study Committee to examine issues related to racial and socioeconomic disparities affecting the pro-social development of children and youth, to identify ways to engage more parents in being accountable for the actions of their children, and to identify ways to engage more communities in being accountable for investing in pro-social development of children and families.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Provides that membership of the Parents and Community Accountability Study Committee shall include two members appointed by the Joint Chair of an association that represents Illinois African American legislators (instead of by the Joint Chair of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus). Provides that the Department of Human Services in conjunction with the Department of Children and Family Services (instead of the Legislature) shall provide staff and administrative support to the committee.
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Requires the committee to report its findings and recommendations before June 30, 2009 (instead of December 31, 2008).