March 23, 2022

This summary lists the bills that were reported passed by the Senate on March 23, 2022. More information about these bills is available at the Illinois General Assembly Web site at https://ilga.gov/ .

Criminal Law

Funeral and Burial Assistance (HB 2985): Creates the Murdered Children Funeral and Burial Assistance Act. Allows the Illinois Department of Human Services to issue direct payments of up to $10,000 to funeral establishments and cemetery authorities for families of murdered children to secure burial rights, funeral and burial services, and merchandise for the deceased. The eligible survivor (parent or guardian) must have a household income of less than 150 percent of the federal poverty level to qualify for directed payment constituted under this Act. Subject to Appropriation.