IL HB4149 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Introduced on September 17 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-09-23 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Brad Halbrook
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Creates the Parental Medical Choice Act. Provides that no State or local entity, agency, institution, official, or person shall require a minor to obtain a health care service or take a health-related precaution. Provides that no State or local entity, agency, institution, official, or person shall discriminate against a minor because the child has or has not obtained a health care service or has or has not taken any health-related precaution. Provides that no public institution of higher education shall require any health care service or health-related precaution to be taken as a condition on enrollment or in-person classroom attendance. Makes other requirements concerning the prohibition against compulsory health care service or health-related precautions for children. Provides that any person aggrieved by a violation of the Act shall have a right of action in a State circuit court against an offending State or local entity, agency, institution, official, or person. Provides that a prevailing party may recover liquidated damages in the amount of $1,000 per day for the duration of a violation of the Act. Provides findings and policy provisions. Defines terms.

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Title

PARENTAL MEDICAL CHOICE ACT

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-09-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brad Halbrook
2021-09-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller
2021-09-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
2021-09-20HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
2021-09-17HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David A. Welter

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