Bill Status of HB3771 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: IDPH-SAFE GUN STORAGE
Rep. Maura Hirschauer
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
|20 ILCS 2310/2310-475 new
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall ensure that any physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches or health care provider who sees or treats children 6 years of age or younger shall assess those children for their access to unsecured firearms when those children reside in a home that has firearms. Provides that children residing in a home that does not contain firearms shall be evaluated for risk by the Childhood Firearm Access Risk Questionnaire developed by the Department and assessed if indicated. Provides that children shall be evaluated in accordance with rules adopted by the Department. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2024.