HB 3977

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 102nd Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Behavior Health-1St Responder

Abstract

Creates the First Responders Behavioral Healthcare Bill of Rights Act. Provides that first responders have certain specified statutory rights in seeking behavioral health services and treatment. Provides that the rights guaranteed to first responders in these provisions are judicially enforceable. Provides that an aggrieved employee may, under the Civil Practice Law, bring an action for damages, attorney's fee, or injunctive relief against an employer for violating these rights. Defines various terms. House Committee Amendment No. 1 Provides that the right of full access to behavioral health services and treatment that are responsive to the needs of the individual are available to the profession of emergency medical technician (EMT). Deletes provision that the right of first responders includes the right to have behavioral health services and treatment in a manner that reduces stigma to those services and treatment.

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Apr 23, 2021

House

Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Apr 21, 2021

House

Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate

House

Second Reading - Short Debate

Apr 20, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch

Apr 08, 2021

House

Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Mar 26, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bradley Stephens

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Bos

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar

Mar 25, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Bradley Stephens

House

Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Bradley Stephens

House

Do Pass as Amended / Short Debate Police & Fire Committee; 015-000-000

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Police & Fire Committee; by Voice Vote

Mar 23, 2021

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Police & Fire Committee

Mar 22, 2021

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee

House

House Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lindsey LaPointe

Mar 18, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico

Mar 17, 2021

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

Mar 16, 2021

House

Assigned to Police & Fire Committee

Mar 04, 2021

House

First Reading

House

Referred to Rules Committee

Mar 03, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley

Mar 02, 2021

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella

Feb 24, 2021

House

Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Lindsey LaPointe

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