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 Bill Status of SB2643  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  INTEGRITY IN DEATH CARE ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Doris Turner - Lakesia Collins and Bill Cunningham

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2024SenateAssigned to Executive

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
225 ILCS 41/1-10
225 ILCS 41/1-30
225 ILCS 41/10-25
410 ILCS 18/5
410 ILCS 18/20
410 ILCS 18/25
410 ILCS 18/35
410 ILCS 535/1from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 73-1
410 ILCS 535/18from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 73-18
410 ILCS 535/20from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 73-20
410 ILCS 535/21from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 73-21


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Reestablishing Integrity in Death Care Act. Provides that no later than January 1, 2025, when a death occurs within the State, the deceased's body, body bag, and any body part, organ, or tissue separated from the deceased to be used in nontransplant organ donation shall be affixed with a unique identifier, and chain of custody documentation shall be maintained for all dead bodies and human remains. Specifies requirements for the unique identifier and chain of custody documentation. Provides that the State Comptroller, the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, and the Department of Public Health may inspect any business, provider, or facility in the State that handles dead bodies or human remains to ensure compliance with the Act and the rules adopted under the Act. Authorizes rulemaking to implement and enforce the Act. Amends the Funeral Directors and Embalmers Licensing Code, the Crematory Regulation Act, and the Vital Records Act to make conforming and other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  11/8/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Doris Turner
  11/8/2023SenateFirst Reading
  11/8/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/24/2024SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/8/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  2/8/2024SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Lakesia Collins

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