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November 9, 2009

House Bill 381: Zahid Jones, Jr., Give Grandparents and Other Relatives a Voice Act

Author:
Rep. Nicholas R. “Nick” Thompson

Summary:
Care of Children; Creates “Zahid Jones, Jr., Give Grandparents and Other Relatives a Voice Act”; provides for DCFS to analyze certain unaccepted reports to central abuse hotline; requires information to be provided to reporter; expands access to certain confidential reports of child abuse or neglect to include physicians, psychologists, and mental health professionals, etc. effective date: 7/1/2009.

This is a companion bill to Senate Bill 1276.

Status:

1/14/2009(House) Filed
2/6/2009(House) Referred to Health Care Services Policy; Civil Justice and Courts Policy; Health and Family Services Policy; Full Appropriations Council on General Government and Health Care; Health Care Services Policy
2/10/2009(House) Added to Health Care Services Policy Committee Agenda
2/18/2009(House) Reported out of Health Care Services Policy Committee—now in Civil Justice and Courts Policy Committee
3/3/2009(House) First reading
3/4/2009(House) Added to Civil Justice and Courts Policy Committee Agenda
3/6/2009(House) Favorable by Civil Justice and Courts Policy Committee Agenda; Reported out of Civil Justice and Courts Policy Committee, and now in Health and Family Services Policy Council
3/16/2009(House) Added to Health and Family Services Policy Council Agenda
3/18/2009(House) Favorable by Health and Family Services Policy Council
3/19/2009(House) Reported out of Health and Family Services Policy Council
3/19/2009(House) Now in Full Appropriations Council on General Government and Health Care
3/26/2009(House) Added to Full Appropriations Council on General Government and Health Care agenda
3/30/2009(House) Favorable by Full Appropriations council on General Govenrment and Health Care; Bill released to House Clander; Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/28/2009(Senate) Passed; Yes 37, No 0, on Tuesday, April 28, 2009 10:27 a.m.
5/15/2009Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/20/2009Approved by Governor
7/1/2009Effective

HSLDA’s Position:
Oppose.

Action Requested:
None requested at this time.

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Bill History