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File #: 22-1913    Version: Name: ADOPTION AND FAMILY SUPPORTIVE SERVICES
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 2/16/2022 In control: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
On agenda: 3/17/2022 Final action: 5/12/2022
Title: Substitute to Item #: 22-1913 Sponsored by President Toni Preckwinkle and Commissioner Larry Suffredin BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that COOK COUNTY CODE, CHAPTER 38 - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, ARTICLE VIII. ADOPTION AND FAMILY SERVICES is repealed in its entirety and the following is substituted in its place: ARTICLE VIII. FAMILY SUPPORTIVE SERVICES Sec. 38-170. Establishment. Family Supportive Services is an operating unit within the Office of the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County. Sec. 38-171. Powers and duties. Family Supportive Services provides the following services: (a) Upon the direction and order of a judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Family Supportive Services conducts a home and social investigation, and issues a report to the judge who ordered said investigation for the following matters: (1) Adoptions (2) Allocation of parental responsibility or parenting time (3) Probate cases involving guardianship and/o...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President)

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Substitute to Item #: 22-1913

 

Sponsored by President Toni Preckwinkle and Commissioner Larry Suffredin

 

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that COOK COUNTY CODE, CHAPTER 38 - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, ARTICLE VIII. ADOPTION AND FAMILY SERVICES is repealed in its entirety and the following is substituted in its place:

 

ARTICLE VIII. FAMILY SUPPORTIVE SERVICES Sec. 38-170. Establishment.

Family Supportive Services is an operating unit within the Office of the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County.

Sec. 38-171. Powers and duties.

Family Supportive Services provides the following services:

(a)                     Upon the direction and order of a judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Family Supportive Services conducts a home and social investigation, and issues a report to the judge who ordered said investigation for the following matters:

(1)                     Adoptions

(2)                     Allocation of parental responsibility or parenting time

(3)                     Probate cases involving guardianship and/or custody of a child

(b)                     Fingerprinting processing for required criminal background checks

(c)                     Post adoption services to confidential intermediaries appointed pursuant to the Adoption Act, 750 ILCS 50/18.3a

 [Sec. 38-172. Reserved.]Sec. 38-173. Fees.

Family Supportive Services charges fees for the following services in the amounts set forth in Section 32-1 of this Code. All fees shall be collected by the Cook County Department of Revenue.

(1)                     Adult Adoptee Inquiry

(2)                     Adoption and Guardianship Fingerprint Processing

(3)                     Foreign Jurisdiction Home and Social Investigation

(4)                     Adoption Home and Social Investigation

(5)                     Follow-up Home Study

(6)                     Subpoena, including statutory mileage fee for necessary travel.

 

Secs. 38-174-38-200. Reserved.