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 Bill Status of HB1068  102nd General Assembly

Short Description:  COURTS-TECH

House Sponsors
Rep. Natalie A. Manley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/30/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0193

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
705 ILCS 5/7from Ch. 37, par. 12

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Supreme Court Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the powers of the Court.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
705 ILCS 5/7
Adds reference to:
705 ILCS 405/2-28from Ch. 37, par. 802-28

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that at the permanency hearing, the permanency goals shall include that the guardianship of the minor will be transferred to an individual or couple on a permanent basis provided that the permanency goals have been deemed inappropriate and not in the child's best interests (rather than ruled out). Provides that adoption and guardianship must be discussed with the current caregiver prior to selecting the guardianship goal. Provides that the court shall confirm that the Department of Children and Family Services has discussed adoption, if appropriate, and guardianship with the caregiver prior to changing a goal to guardianship. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/2/2021HouseSent to the Governor
  2/11/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/11/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 014-000-000
  3/17/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/18/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Adoption & Child Welfare Committee
  3/23/2021HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/13/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Adoption & Child Welfare Committee; 007-000-000
  4/14/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  4/19/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/19/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/19/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  4/19/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/28/2021SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  4/28/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 29, 2021
  4/28/2021SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/13/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2021
  5/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** May 25, 2021
  5/27/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/27/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2021HouseSent to the Governor
  7/30/2021HouseGovernor Approved
  7/30/2021HouseEffective Date July 30, 2021
  7/30/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0193

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