Bill Status of HB5207  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DCFS-OVERSIGHT COMMISSION

House Sponsors
Rep. Kathleen Willis

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 505/17a-16 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Creates the Children and Family Services Oversight Commission within the Department of Children and Family Services to report on the effectiveness of its child welfare services and programs by examining and reporting annually to the General Assembly on the following: (1) the status of current issues that impede or disrupt the delivery of services to children and families served by the Department; (2) the fiscal health of the Department, including any budgetary challenges or restraints that undermine the effective performance of the Department's statutory duties and responsibilities; and (3) a general assessment on youth in the custody or guardianship of the Department, with an emphasis on the Department's efforts to proactively and promptly identify and address systemic issues that negatively impact the experience of youth in care during the child welfare process. Contains provisions on the Commission's members, meetings, and reporting requirements.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/27/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Adoption & Child Welfare Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee