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 Bill Status of SB2406  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  DCFS-RACIAL DISPARITIES REPORT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Christopher Belt - Jacqueline Y. Collins

House Sponsors
(Rep. Jay Hoffman - LaToya Greenwood and Elizabeth Hernandez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/30/2021SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 505/41.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that no later than December 31, 2022, and no later than December 31 of each year thereafter, the Department of Children and Family Services shall prepare and submit an annual report, covering the previous fiscal year, to the General Assembly regarding racial disparities for children and families involved in the child welfare system. Provides that the report shall be conducted by a research institution at a public university and must include, at a minimum, the following de-aggregated data by race as compared, where appropriate, to population-level data: (1) education success, health and behavioral health, housing, jobs or economic justice, criminal justice, and other key metrics that serve as indicators of child and family well-being and can measure socioeconomic conditions in communities; and (2) children and families involved in a safety plan, the number of protective custodies, the number of investigations of each type of abuse and neglect allegation described in a specified provision of the Illinois Administrative Code and the findings of such investigations, the number of Department recommended court filings for each allegation type, the number of intakes into the foster care system, placement settings, lengths of stay, and permanency outcomes.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 505/41.5 new
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 505/1.1from Ch. 23, par. 5001.1

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 505/1.1from Ch. 23, par. 5001.1
Adds reference to:
705 ILCS 35/1from Ch. 37, par. 72.1
705 ILCS 35/2f-2
705 ILCS 35/2f-12 new
705 ILCS 35/37 new
705 ILCS 40/2from Ch. 37, par. 72.42

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Circuit Courts Act. Reorganizes the counties (other than Cook County) into 24 (currently 23) judicial circuits. Provides that the General Assembly shall divide the 19th circuit into at least 10 subcircuits. Provides that, upon the division of the 19th circuit: each resident judgeship shall be assigned to the newly drawn subcircuit in which the judge of the resident judgeship in question resides; and each at-large judgeship shall be converted to a resident judgeship and be assigned to the subcircuit in which the judge of the converted judgeship in question resides. Provides that, when a vacancy occurs in a resident judgeship, the resident judgeship shall be allotted by the Supreme Court and filled by election. Provides that the 19th judicial circuit shall have additional resident judgeships to be allotted by the Supreme Court. Provides that in addition to the 2 judgeships filled by election at the 2022 election, any judgeship that became vacant after January 1, 2020 and on the effective date of the amendatory Act is held by an individual appointed by the Supreme Court shall also be filled by election at the 2022 general election. Provides that nothing in the provisions shall affect the tenure of any circuit judge serving on the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that no circuit judge serving on the effective date of the amendatory Act shall be required to change his or her residency in order to continue serving in office or to seek retention or reappointment. Provides that any circuit judge elected to that office prior to the effective date of the amendatory Act who files to run for retention after the effective date of the amendatory Act shall have the right to seek retention in the circuit the judge was elected from or to seek retention in the circuit created by the amendatory Act. Makes a conforming change in the Judicial Vacancies Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Health
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/31/2021SenateTo Subcommittee on Children & Family
  4/12/2021SenateReported Back To Health; 004-000-000
  4/14/2021SenateDo Pass Health; 015-000-000
  4/14/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2021
  4/21/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** April 22, 2021
  4/23/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/26/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/27/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  4/27/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/27/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/12/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/13/2021HouseCommittee/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 28, 2021
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Greg Harris
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  5/19/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/19/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 009-006-000
  5/19/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/28/2021HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2021
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Ethics & Elections Committee
  5/30/2021HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jay Hoffman
  5/30/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Ethics & Elections Committee; 010-007-000
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Judicial Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Note / Motion Filed - Note Act Does Not Apply Rep. Jay Hoffman
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Prevailed 071-045-001
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Fiscal Note Request as Amended is Inapplicable
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Judicial Note Request as Amended is Inapplicable
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 State Mandates Fiscal Note Request as Amended is Inapplicable
  5/31/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/31/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 071-045-000
  5/31/2021SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  5/31/2021SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 2
  5/31/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 2 - May 31, 2021
  5/31/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  5/31/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/31/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  5/31/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/31/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  5/31/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  6/1/2021SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Christopher Belt
  6/1/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Christopher Belt
  6/1/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  6/1/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Christopher Belt
  6/1/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  6/1/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  6/1/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  6/1/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 3/5 Vote Required
  6/1/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 040-017-000
  6/1/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 3/5 Vote Required
  6/1/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Senate Concurs 040-017-000
  6/1/2021SenateSenate Concurs
  6/1/2021Senate3/5 Vote Required
  6/1/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 040-017-000
  6/1/2021SenateVerified
  6/1/2021SenateMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Christopher Belt
  6/1/2021SenateMotion to Reconsider Vote - Prevails
  6/1/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 037-018-000
  6/1/2021Senate3/5 Vote Required
  6/1/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/30/2021SenateSent to the Governor

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