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 Bill Status of SB3517  97th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. John G. Mulroe

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kelly Burke, Emily McAsey, Jack D. Franks, Keith Farnham, Carol A. Sente, Linda Chapa LaVia and Anthony DeLuca)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/31/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0874

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 10/4.2from Ch. 23, par. 2214.2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Provides that no applicant may receive a license from the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and no person may be employed by the Department or a child care facility licensed by the Department who has been convicted of committing or attempting to commit specified offenses unless, after careful review of the circumstances surrounding the convictions, through questioning of the applicant and accessing and reviewing official documents, the Department determines that the applicant does not pose a threat to State resources or clients. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the introduced bill with the following changes. Includes provisions with regard to applicants with access to confidential financial information or who submit documentation to support billing. Provides that in evaluating certain exceptions, the Department of Children and Family Services must carefully review any relevant documents to determine whether the applicant, despite the disqualifying convictions, poses a substantial risk to State resources or clients. Sets forth guidelines to be used in making the determination. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2012SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John G. Mulroe
  2/8/2012SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/22/2012SenateAssigned to Human Services
  2/28/2012SenateDo Pass Human Services; 006-000-001
  2/28/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 29, 2012
  3/26/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John G. Mulroe
  3/26/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/26/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  3/27/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Human Services; 008-000-000
  3/27/2012SenateSecond Reading
  3/27/2012SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Mulroe
  3/27/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 28, 2012
  3/28/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  3/28/2012HouseArrived in House
  4/17/2012HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kelly Burke
  4/17/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/17/2012HouseFirst Reading
  4/17/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/19/2012HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  4/25/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emily McAsey
  4/25/2012HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 011-000-000
  4/25/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/2/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/2/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/11/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 103-001-000
  5/11/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/11/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  5/11/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  5/11/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/11/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  5/11/2012SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/8/2012SenateSent to the Governor
  7/31/2012SenateGovernor Approved
  7/31/2012SenateEffective Date July 31, 2012
  7/31/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0874

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