IL HB0266 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 25 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-04 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Windhorst
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Guardians For Adults With Disabilities Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that a guardian shall consider the ward's current preferences to the extent the ward has the ability to participate in decision making when those preferences are known or reasonably ascertainable by the guardian. Provides that decisions by the guardian shall conform to the ward's current preferences unless the guardian reasonably believes that doing so would result in substantial harm to the ward's welfare or personal or financial interests. Provides that if the guardian is unable to ascertain the ward's preferences, then the decisions may be made by conforming as closely as possible to what the ward would have done or intended under the circumstances. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.

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2021-03-04HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Windhorst
2021-03-04HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
2021-03-04HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2021-03-03HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
2021-03-03HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
2021-03-03HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
2021-03-03HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
2021-03-03HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
2021-03-03HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste
2021-03-03HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin McLaughlin
2021-03-03HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Seth Lewis
2021-03-02HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 016-000-000
2021-03-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
2021-02-23HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
2021-01-29HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2021-01-29HouseFirst Reading
2021-01-25HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas M. Bennett

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