DART-FLOWERS-LANG-SCOTT-SILVA, GILES, MCGUIRE AND NOVAK.
CHILD WELFARE EMPLOYEES
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Children and Family Services Act to create the
Children's Services Commission. Provides that the Commission shall
recommend ways to more effectively deliver services provided by the
State to children and families, to promote inter-agency cooperation
relating to the delivery of those services, to more effectively use
existing resources, and to eliminate duplication of efforts. Directs
the Commission to make recommendations on the abolition of existing
boards, committees, and commissions and on the consolidation of the
powers and duties of those boards, committees, and commissions into a
single entity. Creates the Task Force on Accreditation of Services for
Children which shall develop accreditation standards for foster homes,
group homes, community facilities, and other facilities and a 2-year
plan for mandatory accreditation for those facilities. Requires
employees of the Department of Children and Family Services and
independent contractors to possess certain qualifications before
providing direct child welfare services. Amends the Illinois
Purchasing Act to require prospective contractors for child welfare
services to prequalify with the Department of Children and Family
Services. Effective July 1, 1997.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 505/5c new
20 ILCS 505/34.13 new
20 ILCS 505/34.14 new
30 ILCS 505/9.07 new
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 505/1.1
705 ILCS 405/1.1
750 ILCS 50/2
Deletes everything. Amends the Children and Family Services Act
and the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 by making technical changes to the
short titles. Amends the Adoption Act by making a technical change to
the Section concerning who may adopt a child.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-am 1
In the opinion of DCCA, HB 91, as amended by Amendment 1, fails
to create a State mandate under the State Mandates Act.
FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (DCFS)
There will be no fiscal impact to this Dept.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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