HB 4149

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

Parental Medical Choice Act

Abstract

Creates the Parental Medical Choice Act. Provides that no State or local entity, agency, institution, official, or person shall require a minor to obtain a health care service or take a health-related precaution. Provides that no State or local entity, agency, institution, official, or person shall discriminate against a minor because the child has or has not obtained a health care service or has or has not taken any health-related precaution. Provides that no public institution of higher education shall require any health care service or health-related precaution to be taken as a condition on enrollment or in-person classroom attendance. Makes other requirements concerning the prohibition against compulsory health care service or health-related precautions for children. Provides that any person aggrieved by a violation of the Act shall have a right of action in a State circuit court against an offending State or local entity, agency, institution, official, or person. Provides that a prevailing party may recover liquidated damages in the amount of $1,000 per day for the duration of a violation of the Act. Provides findings and policy provisions. Defines terms.

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Oct 19, 2021

House

First Reading

House

Referred to Rules Committee

Sep 23, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Brad Halbrook

Sep 21, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney

Sep 20, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant

Sep 17, 2021

House

Filed with the Clerk by Rep. David A. Welter

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