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 Bill Status of SB2498  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  IMDMA-GRANDPARENT VISITATION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael Connelly

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/20/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 21, 2018

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 5/602.9


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. In provisions governing conditions under which certain non-parents may petition for visitation, requires that the parent-child relationship has been legally established (instead of "parentage has been established by a court of competent jurisdiction"). Provides that if the petitioner is a grandparent or great-grandparent, the parent-child relationship need be legally established only with respect to the parent who is related to the grandparent or great-grandparent. Provides that if the petitioner is a step-parent, the parent-child relationship need be legally established only with respect to the parent who is married to the petitioner or was married to the petitioner immediately before the parent's death.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/6/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael Connelly
  2/6/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/7/2018SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  2/14/2018SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 011-000-000
  2/14/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  2/20/2018SenateSecond Reading
  2/20/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 21, 2018

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