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 Bill Status of HB2477  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Margaret Croke - Kelly M. Cassidy - Terra Costa Howard - Eva-Dina Delgado - Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar, Dagmara Avelar, Jonathan Carroll, Lilian Jiménez, Mary Beth Canty, Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez, Gregg Johnson, Will Guzzardi, Matt Hanson, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Katie Stuart, Anna Moeller and Lindsey LaPointe

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Sara Feigenholtz and Robert F. Martwick)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/24/2023SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
750 ILCS 46/802

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Pregnancy Expenses Act. Provides that the other party to a pregnancy or the other intended parent has a duty to pay 50% of the pregnant person's pregnancy expenses. Allows an action seeking the payment of pregnancy expenses to be brought during or after the pregnancy. Provides that only the pregnant person or the pregnant person's legally authorized designee in the event of death or incapacitation of the pregnant person may bring an action seeking the payment of pregnancy expenses. Allows the court to order the other party to the pregnancy or other intended parent to pay more than 50% of the pregnancy expenses. Makes a conforming change in the Illinois Parentage Act of 2015. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Margaret Croke
  2/15/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2023HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  2/28/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  2/28/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  2/28/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  2/28/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lilian Jiménez
  2/28/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/28/2023HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  3/1/2023HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 010-005-000
  3/1/2023HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Beth Canty
  3/14/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  3/14/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  3/14/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado
  3/14/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar
  3/14/2023HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  3/14/2023HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado
  3/14/2023HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar
  3/14/2023HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/14/2023HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez
  3/16/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregg Johnson
  3/16/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/16/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Matt Hanson
  3/16/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  3/16/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/21/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  3/21/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  3/21/2023HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 065-040-000
  3/21/2023HouseMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/23/2023HouseMotion to Reconsider Vote - Withdrawn Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/24/2023SenateArrive in Senate
  3/24/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/24/2023SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/24/2023SenateFirst Reading
  3/24/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/28/2023SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick

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