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 Bill Status of HB2495  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy - Emanuel Chris Welch - Sara Feigenholtz - Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - Jehan Gordon-Booth, Thaddeus Jones, Katie Stuart, Elizabeth Hernandez, Ann M. Williams, Deb Conroy, Daniel Didech, Mark L. Walker, Anne Stava-Murray, Gregory Harris, Anna Moeller, Celina Villanueva, Delia C. Ramirez, Sonya M. Harper, Justin Slaughter, Theresa Mah, Aaron M. Ortiz, Bob Morgan, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Will Guzzardi, Robyn Gabel, Michelle Mussman, Lamont J. Robinson, Jr., John Connor, Jonathan Carroll, Robert Martwick, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Luis Arroyo, Michael J. Zalewski, Karina Villa, Kathleen Willis, William Davis, Carol Ammons, LaToya Greenwood, Curtis J. Tarver, II, Kambium Buckner and Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
210 ILCS 5/6.1 rep.
410 ILCS 70/9 rep.
720 ILCS 510/Act rep.
720 ILCS 513/Act rep.
735 ILCS 5/11-107.1 rep.
745 ILCS 30/Act rep.
5 ILCS 375/6.11
20 ILCS 505/5from Ch. 23, par. 5005
5 ILCS 140/7.5
55 ILCS 5/3-3013from Ch. 34, par. 3-3013
210 ILCS 5/2from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 157-8.2
210 ILCS 5/3from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 157-8.3
215 ILCS 5/356z.4
215 ILCS 5/356z.4a new
215 ILCS 125/5-3from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1411.2
215 ILCS 165/10from Ch. 32, par. 604
225 ILCS 60/22from Ch. 111, par. 4400-22
225 ILCS 60/36from Ch. 111, par. 4400-36
225 ILCS 65/65-35was 225 ILCS 65/15-15
225 ILCS 65/65-43
410 ILCS 535/1from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 73-1
415 ILCS 5/56.1from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1056.1
720 ILCS 5/9-1.2from Ch. 38, par. 9-1.2
720 ILCS 5/9-2.1from Ch. 38, par. 9-2.1
720 ILCS 5/9-3.2from Ch. 38, par. 9-3.2
720 ILCS 5/12-3.1from Ch. 38, par. 12-3.1
735 ILCS 5/8-802from Ch. 110, par. 8-802
750 ILCS 65/15from Ch. 40, par. 1015


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Reproductive Health Act. Provides that every individual has a fundamental right to make autonomous decisions about one's own reproductive health. Provides that every individual who becomes pregnant has a fundamental right to continue the pregnancy and give birth or to have an abortion, and to make autonomous decisions about how to exercise that right. Provides that a fertilized egg, embryo, or fetus does not have independent rights under the law, of this State. Provides prohibited State actions. Provides that a party aggrieved by a violation of the Act may bring a civil lawsuit. Provides that a health care professional shall report each abortion performed to the Department of Public Health. Limits home rule powers. Repeals provisions regarding abortion in the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act, the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act, and the Injunction Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Repeals the Illinois Abortion Law of 1975, the Partial-birth Abortion Ban Act, and the Abortion Performance Refusal Act. Makes corresponding changes in the Children and Family Services Act, the Counties Code, the Medical Practice Act of 1987, the Vital Records Act, the Criminal Code of 2012, and the Rights of Married Persons Act. Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that information and records held by the Department collected under the Reproductive Health Act is exempt from inspection and copying. Amends the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act. Provides that that term "ambulatory surgical treatment center" does not include any facility in which the performance of abortion procedures is limited to those performed without general, epidural, or spinal anesthesia. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides insurance requirements for the coverage of abortion. Makes corresponding changes in the State Employees Group Insurance Act, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act. Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Provides that operative surgery does not include abortions performed without general, epidural, or spinal anesthesia, and other gynecological procedures related to abortions. Amends the Environmental Act. Provides that tissue and products from an abortion or miscarriage may be buried, entombed, or cremated. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/13/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/13/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/13/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/13/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karina Villa
  2/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/21/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/26/2019HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/5/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  3/5/2019HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/5/2019HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  3/5/2019HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/6/2019HouseTo Informed Consent Subcommittee
  3/13/2019HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  3/20/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/20/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/21/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/26/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  3/26/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/29/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/29/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/2/2019HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  5/21/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  5/23/2019HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/21/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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