IL HB1785 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 21-0)
Status: Introduced on February 1 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-04-28 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Vital Records Act. Defines "intersex condition", "licensed health care professional", and "licensed mental health professional". Changes provisions concerning the issuance of new birth certificates for individuals that have undergone gender transition treatment. Provides that in order to change an individual's sex designation on the individual's birth certificate, a licensed health care professional or licensed mental health professional must make a declaration concerning the treatment. Requires that the licensed health care professional or licensed mental health professional sign and date a specified statement. Provides that newly issued birth certificates may reflect a name change if the documents for a name change are submitted. Changes a reference from "sex change" to "change of sex designation". Provides that following the issuance of a new birth certificate, the individual may request the original certificate and evidence of adoption, paternity, legitimation, or change of sex designation for inspection or certification purposes. Makes corresponding changes.

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2017-04-28HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-04-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2017-04-05HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
2017-04-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
2017-04-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
2017-03-24HouseFiscal Note Filed
2017-03-24HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
2017-03-24HouseHome Rule Note Filed
2017-03-24HousePension Note Filed
2017-03-24HouseHousing Affordability Impact Note Filed
2017-03-23HouseCorrectional Note Filed
2017-03-23HouseBalanced Budget Note Filed
2017-03-23HouseLand Conveyance Appraisal Note Filed
2017-03-23HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
2017-03-23HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
2017-03-23HousePension Note Requested by Rep. Gregory Harris
2017-03-23HouseLand Conveyance Appraisal Note Requested by Rep. Gregory Harris
2017-03-23HouseHousing Affordability Impact Note Requested by Rep. Gregory Harris
2017-03-23HouseHome Rule Note Requested by Rep. Gregory Harris
2017-03-23HouseCorrectional Note Requested by Rep. Gregory Harris
2017-03-23HouseBalanced Budget Note Requested by Rep. Gregory Harris
2017-03-23HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Gregory Harris
2017-03-23HouseJudicial Note Filed
2017-03-22HouseState Debt Impact Note Filed
2017-03-22HouseState Debt Impact Note Requested by Rep. David B. Reis
2017-03-22HouseJudicial Note Requested by Rep. David B. Reis
2017-03-22HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. David B. Reis
2017-03-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
2017-03-15HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
2017-03-15HouseDo Pass / Standard Debate Human Services Committee; 007-004-000
2017-03-10HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
2017-02-14HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
2017-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
2017-02-03HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2017-02-02HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-02HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
2017-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2017-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2017-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
2017-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
2017-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
2017-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2017-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
2017-02-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
2017-02-01HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2017-02-01HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2017-02-01HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
2017-02-01HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2017-02-01HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Gregory Harris

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