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April 29, 2009

Senate Bill 1276: Zahid Jones, Jr., Give Grandparents & Other Relatives a Voice Act

Author:
Senator Ronda Storms (R)

Summary:
This is a companion bill to House Bill 381.

Care of Children; Creates “Zahid Jones, Jr., Give Grandparents & 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: 07/01/2009.

Status:

2/4/2009(Senate) Filed
2/12/2009(Senate) Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Health and Human Services Appropriations
2/27/2009(Senate) On Committee agenda—Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/04/09, 1 p.m., 401-S
3/3/2009(Senate) Introduced, referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Health and Human Services Appropriations; On Committee agenda—Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/04/09, 1 p.m., 401-S
3/4/2009(Senate) CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Yes-8, No-0; S.J. 141; CS read first time on 03/05/09; S.J. 160
3/5/2009(Senate) Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2)—Committee Substitute); Now in Judiciary; S.J. 141
3/13/2009(Senate) On Committee agenda—Judiciary, 3/18/09, 9 a.m., 110-S
3/18/2009(Senate) CS/CS by Judiciary; Yes 7, No 0
3/20/2009(Senate) Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2)—Committee Substitute
3/23/2009(Senate) Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
4/2/2009(Senate) On Committee agenda—Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 4/7/09, 8:00 a.m., 110-S
4/7/2009(Senate) CS/CS/CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Yes 8, No 0
4/9/2009(Senate) Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2)—(Committee Substitute)
4/15/2009(Senate) On Committee agenda—Health and Human Services Appropriations, 04/20/09, 1:30 p.m., 110-S
4/20/2009(Senate) CS/CS/CS/CS by Health and Human Services Appropriations; Yes 5, No 0
4/24/2009(Senate) Placed on Special Order Calendar
4/27/2009(Senate) Placed on Special Order Calendar; Read second time -SJ 00638; Amendments adopted (615968, 126584)—S.J. 00638; Substituted; H.B. 381-S.J. 00638; Laid on Table, refer to H.B. 381-S.J. 00638

HSLDA’s Position:
Oppose.

Action Requested:
No action requested at this time.

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Bill History