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   20 ILCS 505/7.4 new                                                         

        Amends the  Children  and  Family  Services  Act.   Requires  the      
   Department,  when  placing a child for adoption, to give preference to      
   the adoptive parents of a biological sibling of the  child.   Requires      
   the  Department  to  attempt  to  notify those adoptive parents of the      
   availability of the child  for  adoption.   Provides  that  the  final      
   decision  of the Department must be based on the best interests of the      
   child.  Effective immediately.                                              
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Deletes the provision giving preference to the  adoptive  parents      
   of a biological sibling.  Makes other changes.                              
   FEB-22-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-22-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-22-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-27-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               HUMAN SERVS           
   MAR-07-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 COLLINS               
   MAR-09-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 DAVIS,MONIQUE         
   MAR-15-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-HUMAN SERVS   H    
   MAR-15-2001  H                                   ADOPTED                       
   MAR-15-2001  H  DO PASS AMENDED/SHORT DEBATE             009-000-000   HHSV    
   MAR-15-2001  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   MAR-21-2001  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   MAR-21-2001  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   APR-06-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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