IL HB4909 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-1)
Status: Passed on July 20 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-07-20 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0619
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the Vital Records Act. Provides that specified fees for birth record searches or certified copies of birth records shall be waived for all requests made by a youth in care, as defined in the Children and Family Services Act, or a person under the age of 27 who was a youth in care, as defined in the Children and Family Services Act, on or after his or her 18th birthday. Sets forth provisions concerning verification of a person's youth in care status. Provides that a person whose fees are waived must not be charged for verification. Provides that a person who knowingly or purposefully falsifies the verification is subject to a penalty of $100. Requires the State Registrar of Vital Records to establish standards and procedures for waiver of the applicable fees. Limits a person to no more than 4 birth records annually under these provisions.

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Roll Calls

2018-05-17 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 49 N: 0 NV: 10 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-04-18 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 111 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-07-20HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0619
2018-07-20HouseEffective Date January 1, 2019
2018-07-20HouseGovernor Approved
2018-06-15HouseSent to the Governor
2018-05-17HousePassed Both Houses
2018-05-17SenateThird Reading - Passed; 049-000-000
2018-05-17SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
2018-05-16SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2018
2018-05-16SenateSecond Reading
2018-05-03SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
2018-05-02SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 3, 2018
2018-05-02SenateDo Pass Public Health; 005-001-000
2018-04-25SenateAssigned to Public Health
2018-04-23SenateReferred to Assignments
2018-04-23SenateFirst Reading
2018-04-23SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
2018-04-19SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 23, 2018
2018-04-19SenateArrive in Senate
2018-04-18HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
2018-04-18HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
2018-04-18HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
2018-04-18HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2018-04-18HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
2018-04-17HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2018-04-17HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2018-04-10HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2018-04-10HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 012-000-000
2018-04-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2018-03-21HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
2018-03-19HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
2018-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
2018-02-14HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-14HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-14HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Will Guzzardi

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
41053525.4New CodeSee Bill Text

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