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Public Act , effective July 15, Amends the Adoption Act to provide for the re-adoption and confirmation of the foreign adoption decree of a child adopted in a foreign country. Amends the Illinois Banking Act to provide that the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation may assess reasonable receivership fees against any State bank that does not maintain insurance with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Amends the Savings Bank Act. Provides that savings banks and service corporations shall pay specified fees in quarterly installments.
Removes a provision concerning a fee that is levied as an adjustment to the supervisory fee. Provides that the Secretary may assess reasonable receivership fees against any savings bank operating under the Act that does not maintain insurance with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Provides that if the funds in the estate of the savings bank are insufficient to cover the expenses that arise from the administration of a receivership, the Secretary may pay such expenses from the Non-insured Institutions Receivership account.
Provides that members of the Board of Savings Banks cease to be eligible to serve on the Board once they no longer meet the requirements of their original appointment. A mends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act to allow a person to acquire or possess a firearm or firearm ammunition with only a valid concealed carry license in his or her possession rather than must have a valid FOID card in his or her possession. Provides the changes made in the appeal to the Director of State Police regarding disqualification for a developmental disability or intellectual disability by this amendatory Act apply to requests for relief pending on or before the effective date of this amendatory Act, except that the day period for the Director to act on requests pending before the effective date shall begin on the effective date of this amendatory Act.
Provides that any non-resident registered competitor or attendee of a competitive shooting event held at the World Shooting Complex sanctioned by a national governing body, who is not prohibited by the laws of Illinois, the state of his or her domicile, or the United States from obtaining, possessing, or using a firearm may purchase or obtain a rifle, shotgun, or other long gun or ammunition for a rifle, shotgun, or other long gun at the competitive shooting event.
Provides that a competitor or attendee of a competitive shooting event who does not wish to purchase a firearm at the event is not required to register or have his or her name appear on a list of registered competitors and attendees provided to the Department of State Police by the sanctioning body. Amends the Criminal Code of Provides that waiting period for the delivery of a firearm after application for its purchase has been made does not apply to the transfer or sale of any rifle, shotgun, or other long gun to a resident registered competitor or attendee or non-resident registered competitor or attendee by any dealer licensed as a federal firearms dealer under the federal Gun Control Act of at competitive shooting events held at the World Shooting Complex sanctioned by a national governing body.
Provides that the Department of Natural Resources shall give notice to the Department of State Police at least 30 calendar days prior to any competitive shooting events at the World Shooting Complex sanctioned by a national governing body. Provides that the sanctioning body shall provide a list of all registered competitors and attendees at least 24 hours before the events to the Department of State Police.
Provides that any changes to the list of registered competitors and attendees shall be forwarded to the Department of State Police as soon as practicable. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the disclosure requirement during an investigative stop is satisfied if the licensee presents his or her license to the officer or the non-resident presents to the officer evidence that he or she is qualified to carry under the Act. Provides that upon the request of the officer, the licensee or non-resident shall also identify the location of the concealed firearm and permit the officer to safely secure the firearm for the duration of the investigative stop.
Provides that if a licensee carrying a firearm or a non-resident carrying a firearm in a vehicle is contacted by a law enforcement officer or emergency services personnel, the law enforcement officer or emergency services personnel may secure the firearm or direct that it be secured during the duration of the contact if the law enforcement officer or emergency services personnel determines that it is necessary for the safety of any person present, including the law enforcement officer or emergency services personnel. Provides that the licensee or nonresident shall submit to the order to secure the firearm.
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Provides that when the law enforcement officer or emergency services personnel have determined that the licensee or non-resident is not a threat to the safety of any person present, including the law enforcement officer or emergency services personnel, and if the licensee or non-resident is physically and mentally capable of possessing the firearm, the law enforcement officer or emergency services personnel shall return the firearm to the licensee or non-resident before releasing him or her from the scene and breaking contact. If the licensee or non-resident is transported for treatment to another location, the firearm shall be turned over to any peace officer.
The peace officer shall provide a receipt which includes the make, model, caliber, and serial number of the firearm. Provides the Department of State Police may require rather than the licensee shall submit a notarized statement that the licensee has changed his or her address or name. Provides that the exception from the waiting period for acquiring a firearm after application for its purchase has been made in relation to mail order purchases by non-residents only applies to a mail order sale of a firearm from a federally licensed firearms dealer to a nonresident of Illinois under which the firearm is mailed to a federally licensed firearms dealer outside the boundaries of Illinois.
Provides that nothing in the waiting period provision relieves a federally licensed firearm dealer from the requirements of conducting a NICS background check through the Illinois Point of Contact under the federal Gun Control Act of Provides that the Department of State Police must destroy the list of registered competitors and attendees at competitive shooting events held at the World Shooting Complex sanctioned by a national governing body no later than 30 days after the date of the event.
Further amends the Criminal Code of Further amends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act to provide that the Department of Public Health shall approve the training program of any multi-state business with a plan that follows the guidelines in specified provisions of the Act and is on file with the Department by March 31, currently, May 15, Public act , effective January 1, Specifies that the added programs are those that provide medical care without charge to individuals unable to pay for it.
Amends the Good Samaritan Act to provide that a dentist who administers vaccinations as provided in the Illinois Dental Practice Act at a public health clinic operated pursuant to the Public Health District Act, without charge to the patient or the receipt of a fee or compensation from that service in any way, shall not be liable for civil damages as a result of his or her acts or omissions in providing vaccinations, except for willful or wanton misconduct. Provides that licenses shall be renewed every year using the common renewal date of the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry as adopted by the Director of the Division of Banking of the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
Provides that properly completed renewal application forms and filing fees must be received by the Secretary 30 was 60 days prior to the license expiration was renewal date to be timely received. Provides that the Secretary may share with the Residential Mortgage Board non-confidential delinquency rate related information, including any public disciplinary orders against licensees that result from the delinquency rate related examination findings. Removes a provision requiring the publication of a specified notice in the Illinois Register.
Further provides that the Board no longer has the power to establish fee schedules for inspections of conveyances. Requires that the Board prescribe an inspection form, which shall be the only inspection form used by a person, company, or home rule unit licensed to inspect conveyances under the Act. Requires that all injuries caused by a malfunctioning conveyance be reported to the Office of the State Fire Marshal within 2 business days.
Makes corresponding changes in the provisions concerning dental emergency responders. Amends the Professional Geologist Licensing Act to make changes in provisions regarding definitions, restrictions and limitations, the Board of Licensing for Professional Geologists, qualifications for licensure, seals, expiration and renewal of licenses, disciplinary actions, investigations, records of disciplinary proceedings, rehearings, hearing officer proceedings, restoration of suspended and revoked licenses, administrative review, and administrative procedure.
Increases civil penalties for violations of the Act. Provides that all information collected by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation in the course of examination or investigation of a licensee or applicant remain confidential. Amends the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of to remove provisions allowing for a limited one year optometry practice license for applicants in a residency program. Allows the use of testimonials in advertisements of optometric services.
Requires the Agency to adopt rules governing the procedure for challenging a subpoena.
The Compact provides that it will develop a comprehensive process that complements the existing licensing and regulatory authority of state medical boards and provides a streamlined process that allows physicians to become licensed in multiple states. The Compact provides for eligibility requirements, application requirements, fees, renewal requirements, information concerning investigation and discipline, and other procedures to implement the Compact.
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code to provide that payment for services rendered by a registered surgical assistant who is neither an employee of an ambulatory surgical treatment center nor an employee of a hospital shall be paid at the appropriate non-physician modifier rate if the payor would have made payment had the same services been provided by a physician. Further amends the Liquor Control Act of to prohibit the Illinois Liquor Control Commission from enforcing any trade practice policy or other rule that was not adopted in accordance with the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.
In a provision that prohibits the issuance of a license within feet of churches, schools, hospitals, or certain other buildings, provides that a local liquor control commissioner may grant an exemption to that prohibition if a local rule or ordinance authorizes the local liquor control commissioner to grant that exemption. In a provision of the Act that prohibits happy hours, removes certain prohibitions and requirements. Prohibits the sale of more than one drink of alcoholic liquor for the price of one drink of alcoholic liquor.
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Adds provisions concerning happy hours, meal packages, party packages, and entertainment packages. Repeals a provision that prohibits the sale of liquor on Sundays, except under certain circumstances, and makes a conforming change. Requires all alcohol servers to complete responsible alcohol service server training and provides certain dates by which alcohol servers in certain counties must complete the training. Makes changes in provisions concerning product sampling. Deletes language providing that a local liquor control commissioner may grant an exemption to the prohibition on the sale at retail of alcoholic liquor within feet of a church, school, hospital, home for aged or indigent persons or for veterans, or a military or naval station if a local rule or ordinance authorizes the local liquor control commissioner to grant that exemption.
Amends the Liquor Control Act of to provide that no person shall sell, offer for sale, or deliver, receive, or purchase for resale in this State any product consisting of or containing powdered alcohol. Amends the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program to provide that nothing in the Act may be construed to require an employer or a property and casualty insurer to reimburse a person for costs associated with the medical use of cannabis.
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act to provide that unless otherwise expressly provided for in the Act, records and communications made or created in the course of providing mental health or developmental disabilities services shall be protected from disclosure regardless of whether the records and communications are made or created in the course of a therapeutic relationship. Makes other changes concerning informed consent and pre-test information. Amends the Hospital Licensing Act to require a hospital to provide information and instructional materials regarding sudden infant death syndrome, requires the materials provided by a hospital concerning safe sleep environments to include information developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics or a statewide or nationally recognized sudden infant death syndrome or medical association.
Amends the Minimum Wage Law to provide that overtime compensation provisions of the Law do not apply to any employee who is a member of a bargaining unit recognized by the Illinois Labor Relations Board and whose union has contractually agreed to an alternate shift schedule as allowed by specified provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act of Amends provisions of the Illinois Municipal Code regarding municipal franchise fee review. Makes changes concerning the procedures for audits.
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code, in a Division concerning annexation of property, provides that municipalities may annex a parcel under 1 acre that is separated from a municipality only by a forest preserve district, federal wildlife refuge, open land or open space that is part of an open space program, or conservation area without requiring any showing that the forest preserve district, federal wildlife refuge, open land, open space, or conservation area creates an artificial barrier preventing the annexation.
Creates the Illinois Parentage Act of and provides methods for the establishment of a parent-child relationship. Authorizes genetic testing. Provides for temporary relief and proceedings to adjudicate parentage. Provides for child support establishment and enforcement. Repeals the Illinois Parentage Act of Amends numerous Acts to make conforming changes. Creates the Human Trafficking Resource Center Notice Act, which provides that specified businesses and establishments shall post in a conspicuous place a notice informing the public of the availability of the National Human Trafficking Resource Center.
Contains provisions regarding the form and substance of the notice. Adds provisions revising applicability of the Act to farm labor contractors. Creates the Powdered Caffeine Control and Education Act to prohibit any person from selling, offering to sell, giving away, or providing free samples of powdered pure caffeine to any person under age 18 located in the State or to any person under age 18 making the purchase from within the State.
Sets forth penalties for violations of the Act. Defines required terms. Amends the Probate Act of to provide that the court shall order a citation to issue for the appearance before it of any person whom the petitioner believes may be liable to the estate of a ward pursuant to any civil cause of action. Makes other changes concerning persons who may be issued a citation. Amends the Property Tax Code to provide that complaints and other written correspondence concerning any property that is overassessed or underassessed sent by the United States mail shall be considered filed as of the postmark date.
Provides that complaints and other written correspondence sent by a delivery service other than United States mail shall be considered as filed as of the date sent. Provides that a taxing district wishing to intervene shall file a request with the board of review at least five days in advance of a scheduled hearing.
Makes related changes. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code to provide that notwithstanding any other provision of the Code to the contrary, and subject to federal approval, providers of certain services shall have their reimbursement rates or dispensing fees reduced for the remainder of State fiscal year by an amount equivalent to a 2. Provides that no provider shall be exempt from these rate reductions, except that, rates or payments, or the portion thereof, paid to a provider that is operated by a unit of local government that provides the non-federal share of such services shall not be reduced as provided in this provision.
In the list of information the monthly reports are required to contain, provides that the reports shall include the number of persons enrolled in the medical assistance program under specified provisions of the Illinois Public Aid Code. An offense under this section that also constitutes an offense under other law may be punished under either this section or the other applicable law.
Pending publication of the current statutes, see H. The need for and amount of the subsidy shall be determined by the department under its rules. This subsection applies only to a child who, based on factors specified in rules of the department, the department determines would otherwise have been expected to remain in foster care until the child's 18th birthday and for whom this state would have made foster care payments for that care. Factors the department may consider in determining whether a child is eligible for the amount of the subsidy authorized by this subsection include the following:.
Acts , 81st Leg. Acts , 82nd Leg. January 1, A the child has a mental or physical disability that warrants the continuation of that assistance;. B the child, or the child's adoptive parent on behalf of the child, has applied for federal benefits under the supplemental security income program 42 U. C the child's adoptive parents are providing the child's financial support; or.
A the date the child ceases to regularly attend high school or a vocational or technical program;. B the date the child obtains a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate;. C the date the child's adoptive parents stop providing financial support to the child; or. D the first day of the month of the child's 19th birthday.
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If the legislature does not appropriate sufficient money to provide adoption assistance to the adoptive parents of all children described by Subsection a , the department shall provide adoption assistance only to the adoptive parents of children described by Subsection a 1. October 1, The department or a licensed child-placing agency making an adoptive placement shall comply with the Multiethnic Placement Act of 42 U.
Section b. Added by Acts , 84th Leg.
The purpose of this subchapter is to provide for the establishment of mutual consent voluntary adoption registries through which adoptees, birth parents, and biological siblings may voluntarily locate each other. It is not the purpose of this subchapter to inhibit or prohibit persons from locating each other through other legal means or to inhibit or affect in any way the provision of postadoptive services and education, by adoption agencies or others, that go further than the procedures set out for registries established under this subchapter.
The term does not include the act of establishing the legal relationship of parent and child between a man and a child through proof of paternity or voluntary legitimation proceedings. The term includes a licensed child-placing agency or a previously licensed child-placing agency that has ceased operations and has transferred its adoption records to the vital statistics unit or an agency authorized by the department to place children for adoption and a licensed child-placing agency that has been acquired by, merged with, or otherwise succeeded by an agency authorized by the department to place children for adoption.
B the man adjudicated or presumed under Chapter to be the biological father of an adoptee; and. C a man who has signed a consent to adoption, affidavit of relinquishment, affidavit of waiver of interest in child, or other written instrument releasing the adoptee for adoption, unless the consent, affidavit, or other instrument includes a sworn refusal to admit or a denial of paternity. The term includes a birth mother and birth father but does not include a person adjudicated by a court of competent jurisdiction as not being the biological parent of an adoptee.
An agency may contract with any other agency authorized by the department to place children for adoption or with an association comprised exclusively of those agencies to perform registry services on its behalf. The vital statistics unit shall operate through the central registry those services for agencies not permitted to provide a registry under this section. An authorized agency that is permitted to provide a registry under this subchapter or that participates in a mutual consent voluntary adoption registry with an association of authorized agencies shall send to the central registry a duplicate of all information the registry maintains in the agency's registry or sends to the registry in which the agency participates.
If the registrant was placed for adoption by an agency served by the registry, the administrator shall file a report with the administrator of the central registry including:. If an application is rejected, the administrator shall provide the applicant with a written statement of the reason for the rejection. The rules and minimum standards of the Department of State Health Services for the vital statistics unit must provide for proof of identity in order to facilitate the purposes of this subchapter and to protect the privacy rights of adoptees, adoptive parents, birth parents, biological siblings, and their families.
The fees shall be reasonably related to the direct and indirect costs of establishing, operating, and maintaining the registry. Funds in the special fund may be appropriated only for the administration of the central registry. A registrant shall notify the administrator of any change in the registrant's name or address that occurs after acceptance of the application. The applicant must participate in counseling for not less than one hour with a social worker or mental health professional with expertise in postadoption counseling after the administrator has accepted the application for registration and before the release of confidential information.
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If the agency operating the registry has in its own records sufficient information through which the match may be confirmed, the administrator may, but is not required to, request confirmation from the vital statistics unit. The vital statistics unit may confirm or deny the match without breaching the duty of confidentiality to the adoptee, adoptive parents, birth parents, or biological siblings and without a court order. The agency, court, hospital, physician, or person with knowledge may confirm or deny the match without breaching any duty of confidentiality to the adoptee, adoptive parents, birth parents, or biological siblings.
If the match is corroborated by other reliable sources and the administrator is satisfied that the denial is erroneous, the administrator may make disclosures but shall report to the adoptee, birth parents, and biological siblings involved that the match was not confirmed by all information sources. A sign a written consent to disclosure that allows the disclosure of identifying information about the other registrants to the registrant and allows the disclosure of identifying information about the registrant to other registrants;. B participate in counseling for not less than one hour with a social worker or mental health professional who has expertise in postadoption counseling; and.
C provide the administrator with written certification that the counseling required under Subdivision B has been completed. The administrator shall disclose the reason why a match cannot be made and may disclose nonidentifying information concerning the circumstances of the person's death. This subsection may not be construed to penalize the disclosure of information from adoption agency records. An offense under this subsection is a felony of the second degree. An offense under this subsection is a Class A misdemeanor.
An offense under this subsection is a felony of the third degree. The court may grant the petition of an adult residing in this state to adopt another adult according to this subchapter. The petitioner shall file a suit to adopt an adult in the district court or a statutory county court granted jurisdiction in family law cases and proceedings by Chapter 25 , Government Code, in the county of the petitioner's residence. A court may not grant an adoption unless the adult consents in writing to be adopted by the petitioner. The petitioner and the adult to be adopted must attend the hearing.
For good cause shown, the court may waive this requirement, by written order, if the petitioner or adult to be adopted is unable to attend. Amended by Acts , 78th Leg. June 20, Your Rating. Author s. Artist s. Genre s. Drama , Mature , Romance. Description In her previous lifetime, they had married for five years.
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