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 Bill Status of HB5823  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 301/35-15 new
20 ILCS 2310/2310-438 new
110 ILCS 932/10
210 ILCS 85/11.4
210 ILCS 85/11.9 new
210 ILCS 170/5
225 ILCS 64/85
325 ILCS 5/3from Ch. 23, par. 2053
325 ILCS 5/3.5 new
325 ILCS 5/5from Ch. 23, par. 2055
325 ILCS 5/7.3from Ch. 23, par. 2057.3
325 ILCS 5/4.4 rep.
410 ILCS 50/3.4
410 ILCS 50/3.5 new
410 ILCS 525/3from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 6703
410 ILCS 535/20from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 73-20
410 ILCS 535/20.5
705 ILCS 405/2-3from Ch. 37, par. 802-3
705 ILCS 405/2-18from Ch. 37, par. 802-18
750 ILCS 50/1from Ch. 40, par. 1501

Synopsis As Introduced
Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Reproductive Liberty and Justice Act. Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law. Requires the Department of Public Health to establish reproductive health centers throughout the State to provide comprehensive access to essential reproductive health care services. Amends the Equity and Representation in Health Care Act. Expands the definition of "medical facility" to include a reproductive health center established at a nonprofit community health center. Makes other changes. Amends the Birth Center Licensing Act. Makes changes to the definition of "birth center". Amends the Licensed Certified Professional Midwife Practice Act. Provides that a licensed certified professional midwife may provide out-of-hospital care to a childbearing individual who has had a previous cesarean section, if authorized by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Removes language prohibiting a licensed certified professional midwife from (1) performing an abortion or (2) knowingly accepting responsibility for prenatal or intrapartum care of a client with alcohol abuse or drug addiction. Amends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Removes from the definition of "neglected child" any child who is a newborn infant whose blood, urine, or meconium contains any amount of a controlled substance. Makes corresponding changes to the Juvenile Court Act of 1987, the Adoption Act, and the Vital Records Act. Contains provisions concerning CAPTA notifications and prohibited disclosures regarding the results of a toxicology test administered on a newborn or pregnant person. Amends the Substance Use Disorder Act. Contains provisions concerning Plans of Safe Care. Amends the Medical Patient Rights Act. Provides that a patient has the right for a physician and other health care service providers to administer specified medical tests without disclosing the results of the test to a law enforcement agency or to the Department of Children and Family Services. Amends the Illinois Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Act. Makes changes to the definition of "adverse pregnancy outcome". Contains provisions concerning certificates of birth resulting in stillbirth. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  10/21/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  11/16/2022HouseFirst Reading
  11/16/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

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