Bill Status of SB2498 100th General Assembly
Short Description: IMDMA-GRANDPARENT VISITATION
Sen. Michael Connelly
| 2/14/2018||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/6/2018||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael Connelly|| 2/6/2018||Senate||First Reading|| 2/6/2018||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 2/7/2018||Senate||Assigned to Judiciary|| 2/14/2018||Senate||Do Pass Judiciary; 011-000-000|| 2/14/2018||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading|