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 Bill Status of HB2643  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Robert F. Martwick - Greg Harris - Kathleen Willis - Maria Antonia Berrios - Monique D. Davis

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 120/2from Ch. 102, par. 42
5 ILCS 140/7.5
320 ILCS 20/15 rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Vulnerable Adult Fatality Review Team Act. Requires the Director of the Department on Aging, in consultation with other specified agencies and professionals who work in the field of investigating, treating, or preventing abuse or neglect of vulnerable adults, to appoint members to a minimum of one vulnerable adult fatality review team in each of the Department's 13 planning and service areas. Contains provisions concerning appointment terms and the requirement that each review team consist of at least one member who is a physician knowledgeable about abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults; a representative of the Department; a representative of the Department of State Police; a representative of a social service or health care agency that provides services to persons with mental illness; and other specified persons. Provides that each review team shall select a chairperson from among its members and that the chairperson shall also serve on the Illinois Vulnerable Adult Fatality Review Teams Executive Council. Contains provisions concerning the Executive Council, its composition, and duties. Contains provisions concerning the review of vulnerable adult deaths; review team access to information; public access to information; the creation of a database of at-risk individuals; and other matters. Amends the Open Meetings Act. Provides that the meetings of a review team or the Executive Council shall be closed to the public. Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that records and information provided to a review team or the Executive Council shall be exempt from public inspection and copying. Amends the Elder Abuse and Neglect Act. Repeals a provision permitting the Department on Aging to establish regional interagency elder abuse fatality review teams. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/21/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Greg Harris
  2/21/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/21/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/4/2013HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/15/2013HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Robert F. Martwick
  3/19/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  3/20/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 013-000-000
  3/20/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  3/22/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  4/8/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 078-033-000
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/10/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  4/10/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/10/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  4/10/2013SenateFirst Reading
  4/10/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/23/2013SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  5/1/2013SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  5/8/2013SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  5/10/2013SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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