Bill Status of SB0378  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  CHILDREN-TECH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Jil Tracy - Cristina Castro, Mike Porfirio, David Koehler, Lakesia Collins, Michael W. Halpin, Emil Jones, III, Mike Simmons, Andrew S. Chesney, Mattie Hunter, Javier L. Cervantes and Adriane Johnson

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kam Buckner - Dan Caulkins, Michelle Mussman, Will Guzzardi, Michael J. Kelly, Dagmara Avelar, Kevin John Olickal, Nabeela Syed and Amy L. Grant)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/10/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
325 ILCS 20/1from Ch. 23, par. 4151

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Early Intervention Services System Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
325 ILCS 20/1
Adds reference to:
325 ILCS 5/7.4

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Sets forth certain protections that must be provided to the parent or guardian of a child at the center of an abuse or neglect investigation whenever the Department of Children and Family Services refers a child to a medical professional. Defines "medical professional". Provides that the medical professional must explain to the parent or guardian of the child, whenever the medical professional has direct contact with the child or the family of the child, that the medical professional is involved for the purpose of providing an opinion to the Department regarding whether the child's injury or condition is suspicious for child maltreatment. Provides that, in any investigation where a medical professional is providing a medical opinion to the Department, the Department shall inform the parent or guardian of the child at the center of an investigation: (i) of the right to request and receive a copy of the medical professional's opinion, including the basis for the opinion, and a copy of any written report the medical professional has provided to the Department; (ii) of the right to obtain, at the parent's or guardian's own expense, and submit to the Department a second medical opinion for consideration in the investigation at any time prior to the conclusion of the investigation; (iii) that any second medical opinion submitted to the Department prior to the Department rendering a final determination in the investigation will be considered as inculpatory or exculpatory evidence; and (iv) of the Department's time frames for the investigative process. Requires the Department to annually prepare and make available on the Department's Reports and Statistics webpage a report on the number of children or families referred by the Department to a medical professional as part of an investigation of abuse or neglect by the Department. Sets forth the information that must be contained in the annual reports. Provides that the first report must be posted within 9 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/2/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/2/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/2/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2023SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/9/2023SenateDo Pass Executive; 011-000-000
  3/9/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 10, 2023
  3/10/2023SenateSecond Reading
  3/10/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 21, 2023
  3/31/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/16/2024SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  4/16/2024SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2024
  4/16/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 17, 2024
  4/17/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/17/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/17/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/17/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Porfirio
  4/17/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  4/17/2024SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/17/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Lakesia Collins
  4/18/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 010-000-000
  4/18/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Halpin
  4/18/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/18/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  4/18/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Andrew S. Chesney
  4/18/2024SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
  4/18/2024SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/18/2024SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/18/2024SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/18/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/18/2024SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/18/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/18/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Javier L. Cervantes
  4/18/2024HouseArrived in House
  4/18/2024HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Removed Rep. Tom Weber
  4/18/2024HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch
  4/18/2024HouseFirst Reading
  4/18/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/18/2024HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Kam Buckner
  4/19/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  4/30/2024HouseAssigned to Adoption & Child Welfare Committee
  4/30/2024HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 10, 2024
  5/6/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  5/6/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  5/6/2024HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Joyce Mason
  5/9/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kam Buckner
  5/9/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/9/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Abdelnasser Rashid
  5/9/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  5/9/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  5/9/2024HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Caulkins
  5/9/2024HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Abdelnasser Rashid
  5/9/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Kelly
  5/10/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/10/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  5/10/2024HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  5/10/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy L. Grant
  5/10/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin John Olickal
  5/10/2024HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Amy L. Grant
  5/13/2024HouseMotion Filed to Suspend Rule 21 Rules Committee; Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  5/13/2024HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed 005-000-000
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Nabeela Syed
  5/22/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy L. Grant