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 Bill Status of SB2330  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  NAME CHANGE-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson - Michael Connelly - Pamela J. Althoff - Kwame Raoul - Thomas Cullerton, Napoleon Harris, III, Neil Anderson, Laura M. Murphy, Ira I. Silverstein and Patricia Van Pelt

House Sponsors
(Rep. Frances Ann Hurley - Natalie A. Manley - Katie Stuart - Laura Fine - LaToya Greenwood, Michael Halpin, Emanuel Chris Welch, Brian W. Stewart, Elizabeth Hernandez, Ann M. Williams, Sam Yingling, Michelle Mussman, John Connor, Kathleen Willis, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Mark Batinick, Nick Sauer, Dan Brady, Martin J. Moylan, John C. D'Amico, Rita Mayfield, Will Guzzardi, Jerry Costello, II, Litesa E. Wallace, Juliana Stratton, Carol Sente, Lawrence Walsh, Jr., Silvana Tabares, Nicholas K Smith, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Sue Scherer, Lou Lang, Sonya M. Harper, Grant Wehrli, David S. Olsen, Tony McCombie, Norine K. Hammond and Lindsay Parkhurst)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/10/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0788

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/21-103from Ch. 110, par. 21-103


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that the publication requirement in a petition for change of name shall be waived if: (i) the petitioner is 18 years of age or older; (ii) concurrent with the petition, the petitioner files with the court a statement, verified under oath, attesting that the petitioner is or has been a person protected under the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986, the Stalking No Contact Order Act, the Civil No Contact Order Act, the stalking provisions of the Criminal Code of 2012, or a similar provision of a law in another state or jurisdiction; (iii) the petitioner attaches to the statement any supporting documents, including relevant court orders; and (iv) the circuit court, after reviewing the statement and supporting documents, enters an order waiving publication. Provides that, under certain circumstances, the petitioner's address may be omitted from court documents and the petitioner may designate an alternative address for service. Provides that court administrators may allow domestic abuse advocates to assist petitioners in the preparation of certain name change petitions. Provides that if publication requirements have been waived, the circuit court shall enter an order providing that any system operated by the judiciary that is designed to provide public case information electronically shall not make the petition publicly available.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that the court may enter a written order waiving the publication requirement in a petition for change of name if: (i) the petitioner is 18 years of age or older; and (ii) concurrent with the petition, the petitioner files with the court a statement, verified under oath, attesting that the petitioner is or has been a person protected under the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986, the Stalking No Contact Order Act, the Civil No Contact Order Act, Article 112A of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963, certain bail conditions, or a similar provision of a law in another state or jurisdiction. Provides that the petitioner may attach to the statement any supporting documents, including relevant court orders. Provides that, under certain circumstances, the petitioner's address may be omitted from court documents and the petitioner may designate an alternative address for service. Provides that court administrators may allow domestic abuse advocates rape crisis advocates, and victim advocates to assist petitioners in the preparation of certain name change petitions. Provides that if publication requirements have been waived, the circuit court shall enter an order impounding the case.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  1/24/2018SenateFirst Reading
  1/24/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/30/2018SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  2/5/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  2/5/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/6/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  2/6/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  2/7/2018SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 008-000-000
  2/7/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  2/8/2018SenateSecond Reading
  2/8/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 13, 2018
  2/8/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  2/14/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/20/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  2/20/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/21/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  2/21/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  2/21/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/21/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/21/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  2/21/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 049-000-000
  2/21/2018HouseArrived in House
  2/21/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  2/27/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/27/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2018HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/23/2018HouseTo Domestic Relations Law Subcommittee
  4/9/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  4/9/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/9/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  4/9/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
  4/10/2018HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Civil Committee; 003-000-000
  4/10/2018HouseReported Back To Judiciary - Civil Committee;
  4/10/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 011-000-000
  4/10/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  4/10/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/25/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/25/2018HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2018HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Michael Halpin
  5/17/2018HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/17/2018HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Brian W. Stewart
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Nick Sauer
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K Smith
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  5/17/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  5/18/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 103-000-000
  5/18/2018SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/18/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David S. Olsen
  5/18/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  5/18/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  5/18/2018HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst
  6/15/2018SenateSent to the Governor
  8/10/2018SenateGovernor Approved
  8/10/2018SenateEffective Date January 1, 2019
  8/10/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0788

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