Adoption; exchange of medical and psychological information. (HB1897)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Exchange of medical and biological information for adoption; affidavit. Requires the filing of an affidavit stating that all reasonably ascertainable medical records of the child were provided to the prospective adoptive parent(s) prior to the entry of a final order of adoption. Also requires a statement of which documents were provided. Read the Bill »


03/19/2007: signed by governor


01/04/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 078023204
01/04/2007Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1897)
01/24/2007Committee substitute printed 077641204-H1
01/24/2007Read first time
01/25/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1897H1)
01/25/2007Read second time
01/25/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077641204-H1
01/25/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1897H1
01/26/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/26/2007Communicated to Senate
01/29/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2007Committee substitute printed 071749204-S1
02/19/2007Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007Motion to reconsider Passed by for the day agreed to (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Passed by for the day
02/21/2007Read third time
02/21/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/21/2007Committee substitute agreed to 071749204-S1
02/21/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1897S1
02/21/2007Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2007Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007Placed on Calendar
02/22/2007Senate substitute agreed to by House (90-Y 0-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: ADOPTION (90-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2007Substitute bill reprinted 071749204-S1
03/08/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1897ER)
03/08/2007Signed by Speaker
03/11/2007Signed by President
03/12/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1897ER)
03/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 446 (effective 7/1/07)
03/27/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0446)