BROSNAHAN AND MCCARTHY.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Children and Family Services Act, the Abused and
Neglected Child Reporting Act, and the Juvenile Court Act of 1987.
Provides that records and reports relating or pertaining to the death
of a minor in the care of or receiving services from the Department of
Children and Family Services may be shared with local and State
FISCAL NOTE (DCFS)
HB 64 would not present any fiscal impact to this Dept.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
HB 64 fails to meet the definitoin of a State mandate.
HOME RULE NOTE
HB 64 does not preempt the home rule powers of local gov't.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
705 ILCS 405/1-8
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 515/30
325 ILCS 5/4.2 new
325 ILCS 5/7.14
325 ILCS 5/7.15
325 ILCS 5/7.16
325 ILCS 5/9
325 ILCS 5/11.8 new
Deletes everything. Amends the Children and Family Services Act,
the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act, and the Child Death
Review Team Act. Provides that records and reports relating or
pertaining to the death of a minor in the care of or receiving
services from the Department of Children and Family Services and under
the jurisdiction of the juvenile court may be shared with the juvenile
court, the State's Attorney, and the minor's attorney. Amends the
Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that the
Department of Children and Family Services, upon the death of a child
reported to the central register of child abuse or under the custody
and guardianship of the Department, shall investigate and issue a
report on the death, not including identifying information, which
report shall be available to the public, and with child-specific
requests for reports granted by the Department based upon a best
interests standard. Unfounded reports shall be legally sealed rather
than expunged, and shall be expunged 10 years after the eighteenth
birthday of the youngest child named in the report. Provides for
immunity from liability for disclosing information concerning reports
of child abuse in compliance with provisions allowing for such
disclosure. Provides that those persons or agencies who have access
to information may share that information directly with other persons
or agencies authorized to have access to that information. Sets forth
the information in the central register that the Department may
disclose. Effective immediately.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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