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 Bill Status of HB2251  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. William B. Black - Michael P. McAuliffe

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 45/14from Ch. 40, par. 2514

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Parentage Act of 1984. Provides that a judgment entered under the Act shall contain or explicitly reserve provisions concerning custody or guardianship and visitation. Provides that a court may grant leave to a party having custody of a minor child to remove the child from Illinois under the standards contained in the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Provides that the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act shall apply to matters concerning the removal of a child from Illinois. Provides that a parent without custody of a child is entitled to reasonable visitation unless the court finds that visitation would endanger seriously the child's physical, mental, moral, or emotional health. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/19/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. William B. Black
  2/19/2003HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  2/21/2003HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/6/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 014-000-001
  3/6/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  4/2/2003SenateArrive in Senate
  4/2/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 3, 2003
  4/14/2003SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.
  4/15/2003SenateFirst Reading
  4/15/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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