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 Bill Status of HB5699  96th General Assembly

Short Description:  ADOPTION-FAITH BASED

House Sponsors
Rep. Shane Cultra

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 10/2.08from Ch. 23, par. 2212.08
750 ILCS 50/4.1from Ch. 40, par. 1506

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Includes religious institutions in the definition of "child welfare agency". Amends the Adoption Act. Provides that a church, synagogue, temple, mosque, or other religious institution that is an agency providing adoption services as defined in the Child Care Act of 1969 and that is licensed as a child welfare agency as defined in the Child Care Act of 1969 may adopt faith-based policies and practices relating to the placement of children for adoption that provide for the placement of a child with a prospective adoptive parent who holds the same religious beliefs as those held by that religious institution while maintaining the welfare of the child as the primary consideration in the placement.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Shane Cultra
  2/9/2010HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2010HouseAssigned to Adoption Reform Committee
  3/3/2010HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Adoption Reform Committee; 004-000-000
  3/3/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Shane Cultra
  3/17/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Adoption Reform Committee
  3/23/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted - Lost Adoption Reform Committee; 002-000-003
  3/25/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2010HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2010HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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