Bill Status of HB5678  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Keith P. Sommer

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
325 ILCS 5/7a new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that all reports of suspected child abuse or neglect shall be confirmed in a record made and maintained by the Department of Children and Family Services regardless of whether the report prompts a formal investigation. Provides that the record of a report shall include the name of the subject of the report and, if voluntarily provided, the name, address, and phone number of the person who reported the alleged abuse or neglect. Provides that the record of a report shall be made and maintained regardless of whether the report is made by a mandated reporter or by any other person who has reasonable cause to believe a child is an abused child or a neglected child. Requires the Department to keep all records on file for at least one year. Provides that nothing in this provision shall be construed to allow the name or identity of a reporter to be disclosed in violation of specified protections afforded under the Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Keith P. Sommer
  2/16/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2012HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/9/2012HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die