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 Bill Status of HB3486  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Paul D. Froehlich - Sidney H. Mathias

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 5/607from Ch. 40, par. 607
750 ILCS 5/609from Ch. 40, par. 609

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Provides that upon motion by either parent, the court may grant a reasonable amount of electronic communication at reasonable hours to a parent at times during which the child is not in the parent's physical custody. Sets forth provisions governing such electronic communication. Provides that the court may not use the availability of electronic communication as a factor in support of the request of a custodial parent to remove a child from the area or the State, and that the parent seeking removal shall be responsible for the costs of providing any court ordered electronic communication equipment. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/27/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/28/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/28/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/1/2007HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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