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 Bill Status of HB0795  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  IMDMA-GUARDIAN AD LITEM

House Sponsors
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 5/506from Ch. 40, par. 506


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Provides that, in a case involving dissolution of marriage, declaration of invalidity of marriage, allocation of parental responsibilities, or domestic violence, the court shall only appoint a guardian ad litem if the guardian ad litem has completed 20 hours of classroom training and 20 hours of training by a domestic abuse advocate to become a guardian ad litem. Provides that the training to become a guardian ad litem shall be offered by a statewide organization advocating for survivors of domestic violence. Provides that the new requirements do not apply to a unit of State or local government providing services, or a public defender's office associated with a unit of State or local government.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  2/10/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/23/2021HouseTo Family Law & Probate Subcommittee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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