Bill Status of HB5515  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John D. Cavaletto

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.855 new
30 ILCS 105/6z-100 new
705 ILCS 105/27.5from Ch. 25, par. 27.5
750 ILCS 5/612 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Grandparents Custody Assistance Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that moneys in the Fund shall be paid as grants to public or private non-profit agencies that provide pro bono legal assistance to a grandparent or other first-degree relative seeking (i) custody of a child or (ii) to intervene in a custody dispute involving that child. Authorizes the Attorney General to manage the Fund. Defines "first-degree relative". Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act and the Clerks of Courts Act to provide for fines to be imposed when parties violate court orders relating to custody, visitation, or joint parenting, with certain exceptions. Provides for disposition of the fines.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  2/13/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2014HouseAssigned to Judiciary
  3/28/2014HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die