Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Adoption Act. Provides for the re-adoption and confirmation of the foreign adoption decree of a child adopted in a foreign country. Provides documentation and procedural requirements. Adds provisions governing adoption by married parents, parents who subsequently divorce and re-marry, and parents who have entered into a civil union. Makes corresponding changes.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill, and adds the following changes: (1) amends the Child Care Act of 1969 and the Adoption Act to define "placement disruption", "secondary placement", "adoption dissolution", "unregulated placement", and "post-placement and post-adoption support services"; (2) further amends the Adoption Act to provide that in the case of an intercountry adoption that requires oversight by the adoption services governed by the federal Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act of 2012, Illinois shall not impose any additional preadoption requirements and makes corresponding changes; (3) provides that the Department of Children and Family Services shall establish, maintain, and provide information about post-placement and post-adoption support services and imposes reporting requirements upon the Department; and (4) makes other changes.