Bill Status of HB0226  96th General Assembly

Short Description:  HOME BIRTH SAFETY ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios - Mary E. Flowers - Paul D. Froehlich - Daniel J. Burke - Deborah Mell, Eddie Washington, Michael W. Tryon, Mike Boland, Elizabeth Hernandez, Susana A. Mendoza, Barbara Flynn Currie, Luis Arroyo, LaShawn K. Ford, Shane Cultra, Linda Chapa LaVia, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Elizabeth Coulson and Robert F. Flider

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 80/4.30 new
225 ILCS 60/4from Ch. 111, par. 4400-4
225 ILCS 65/50-15was 225 ILCS 65/5-15

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Home Birth Safety Act. Provides for the licensure of midwives by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Creates the Illinois Midwifery Board. Sets forth provisions concerning qualifications, grounds for disciplinary action, and administrative procedures. Imposes conditions on any rulemaking authority. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act to set a repeal date for the new Act of January 1, 2020. Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987 and the Nurse Practice Act to make related changes.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that a licensed midwife is prohibited from performing an abortion.

DateChamber Action
  1/15/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Julie Hamos
  1/20/2009HouseFirst Reading
  1/20/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/4/2009HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  2/5/2009HouseMoved to Suspend Rule 25 Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/5/2009HouseSuspend Rule 25 - Prevailed
  2/13/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  2/23/2009HouseRe-assigned to Health Care Availability and Accessibility Committee
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  3/3/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Health Care Availability and Accessibility Committee
  3/3/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Health Care Availability and Accessibility Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/3/2009HouseMotion Do Pass as Amended - Lost Health Care Availability and Accessibility Committee; 004-008-000
  3/3/2009HouseRemains in Health Care Availability and Accessibility Committee
  3/4/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  3/13/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/24/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/25/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/26/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/14/2010HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  4/15/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A. Mendoza
  4/15/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/16/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  4/16/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  4/16/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Shane Cultra
  4/20/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/22/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/23/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  4/23/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die