Bill Status of SB2143  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Matt Murphy

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 5/601from Ch. 40, par. 601
750 ILCS 5/604from Ch. 40, par. 604
750 ILCS 5/604.5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Requires 3 hours of domestic violence training for: a guardian ad litem in a custody proceeding; a professional from whom the court seeks advice; and an evaluator in a proceeding for custody, visitation, or removal of a child from Illinois. Provides that the training in domestic violence and its effects shall be provided by a State-certified local domestic violence shelter or domestic violence counselor. Provides that after completion of the training, the participant shall file a training certificate with the clerk of the court. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2008SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Matt Murphy
  2/14/2008SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die