CHICAGO - Governor Pat Quinn today took action on the following bills:

 

Bill No.: HB 4407

An Act Concerning: Children

Allows children to receive early intervention services and continue to receive services during state proceedings.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 4495

An Act Concerning: Minors

Authorizes the Juvenile Courts to grant custody to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services for certain delinquent minors.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4636

An Act Concerning: Civil Law

Updates definitions in the Adoption Act and Child Care Act and expands accessibility for adoption proceedings.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4652

An Act Concerning: State Government

Increases the number of college tuition waivers the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services can award to current and former foster youth.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4773

An Act Concerning: State Government

Requires that the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services maintain a statewide and regional youth advisory boards for the purpose of determining how to best serve the children and wards in current and former care.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4916

An Act Concerning: Children

Clarifies the Department of Children and Family Services review process for unfounded reports.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5598

An Act Concerning: State Government

Prevents families from relinquishing custody of children to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services solely because of serious mental illness or serious mental disturbance.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5990

An Act Concerning: Government

Updates The Children's Advocacy Center Act   to adhere to current operational practices and national accreditation standards.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 119

An Act Concerning: Government

Makes technical changes to the Secretary of State Merit Employment Code.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 333

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Clarifies recovery process for certain erroneously granted homestead exemptions.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 506

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Allows a coroner to disqualify him or herself in the event of a conflict of interest.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 643

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Makes technical changes to the Genetic Counselor Licensing Act and extends its sunset to Jan. 1, 2025.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 646

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Provides additional consumer protections for certain fraternal society organizations

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 822

An Act Concerning: Health

Specifies how the proceeds from sales of certain state facilities are to be allocated.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 1841

An Act Concerning: State Government

Makes changes in the non-practice information posting requirements on the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation website.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 1999

An Act Concerning: Government

Expands licensure requirements opportunities for individuals seeking to operate a day care home.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2598

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Allows certain road districts to use road taxes collected from a subdivision for additional road improvements.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 2608

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Makes technical changes to the Illinois Insurance Code.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2633

An Act Concerning: State Government

Establishes additional exemptions and reduces fee for Off-Highway Vehicle Usage Stamps.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 2656

An Act Concerning: Civil Law

Provides for efficient and expedited transfers of certain property upon the death of the owner.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2657

An Act Concerning: Safety

Institutes statutory clean up provisions from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately; one provision takes effect Jan. 1, 2015.

 

Bill No.: SB 2662

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Diversifies the types of financial instruments in which farm mutual insurance companies may invest.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2709

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Provides that the donation of blood or undertaking labor at a blood bank are excluded from the community service that may be performed by juvenile offenders.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2773

An Act Concerning: State Government

Creates a Long-Term Services and Supports Disparities Task Force.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 2783

An Act Concerning: Civil Law

Adheres procedure for witness fees for witnesses to actions involving abused, neglected or dependent minors to that of other criminal cases.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 2811

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Modifies provisions of the Hearing Instrument Consumer Protection Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2814

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Clarifies appointee requirements for sanitary district trustees.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 2852

An Act Concerning: Criminal law

Allows search warrants to be issued by use of electronic mail.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 2909

An Act Concerning: State Government

Requires the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to provide all caregivers with a safety plan.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2937

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Modifies the Freedom From Drone Surveillance Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2947

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Provides that an application for registration of a title insurance agent will be considered if the applicant accurately discloses a felony or misdemeanor involving a crime of theft or dishonesty.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2955

An Act Concerning: Civil Law

Bars individuals that have engaged in financial exploitation of an elderly person or person with disability from benefitting from the estate of the victim.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 2968

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Provides the administrator of a care facility 60 days to notify the required individuals about the closing of the facility.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 2975

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Changes the amount of indebtedness that the Byron Forest Preserve District may incur.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2985

An Act Concerning: Civil Law

Requires persons executing a small estate affidavit to pay the decedent's creditors before making any distribution to heirs.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2998

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Requires that an advance practice nurse (APN) hold and maintain a national certification in nursing in order to be licensed.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2999

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Strengthens licensing requirements in the Illinois Roofing Industry Licensing Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3009

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Requires the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to submit a Day Care Licensing Report to the General Assembly annually.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3036

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Allows a property tax collector's books to be created, transmitted and stored in an electronic format.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3048

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Affords long-term care facilities the same status and protections as other health care providers under the Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Act and the Managed Care and Patient Rights Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3057

An Act Concerning: Civil Law

Modifies certain rules pertaining to Common Interest Community Associations.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3103

An Act Concerning: Business

Clarifies what is covered under the Beer Industry Fair Dealing Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3149

An Act Concerning: Public Health

Allows a person with diabetes to self-administer insulin in any location, including public locations, where he or she is authorized to be.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3217

An Act Concerning: Children

Charges the Illinois Children's Justice Task Force with providing recommendations on a multi disciplinary team approach for investigating reports of abuse or neglect of children.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3283

An Act Concerning: State government

Expands the definition of "relative" with respect to youth wards of the state being placed in foster care.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015 with certain provisions taking effect June 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3290

An Act Concerning: Civil Law

Clarifies liability of off-road riding facilities.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3302

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Provides a religious exemption from the photograph requirement for professional license applications.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3406

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Allows applicants for licensure as a clinical psychologist to be a graduate from a doctoral program in clinical, school or counseling psychology accredited by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3421

An Act Concerning: Children

Makes continuing education credit available for licensees attending mandated reporter training for reporting child abuse.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3432

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Ensures the notification of private emergency medical services providers in cases of dangerous or infectious diseases.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3495

An Act Concerning: Civil Law

Allows McHenry County to acquire certain property.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3532

An Act Concerning: Health

Provides direction to the courts when an independent medical examination is requested.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

 

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