Bill Status of HB0861  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  IMDMA-MAINTENANCE-EXCEPTION

House Sponsors
Rep. Thaddeus Jones - Rita Mayfield, Mark L. Walker, Dave Vella, Kambium Buckner and Emanuel Chris Welch

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Napoleon Harris, III, Laura M. Murphy, John Connor and Diane Pappas)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 5/502from Ch. 40, par. 502
750 ILCS 5/504from Ch. 40, par. 504


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Provides that any agreement between parties for the disposition of maintenance is unconscionable if the obligee spouse is the respondent in an order of protection under the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 and the obligor spouse is the petitioner for the order of protection. Provides that a court shall not grant a maintenance award to a spouse who is the respondent in an order of protection under the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 if the petitioner is granted an order of protection and is the intended obligor and the respondent is the intended obligee. Makes corresponding changes.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
750 ILCS 5/502from Ch. 40, par. 502
750 ILCS 5/504from Ch. 40, par. 504
Adds reference to:
New Act

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Domestic Violence Maintenance Task Force Act. Creates the Domestic Violence Maintenance Task Force to: research and examine maintenance award patterns in State domestic relations cases involving domestic violence; and develop recommendations to improve the safety and long-term economic security of victims of domestic violence. Includes provisions for membership, compensation, and meetings. Requires the Task Force to issue a preliminary report and a final report to the General Assembly and the Governor. Authorizes the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts to: provide administrative support to the Task Force; and oversee the research project. Repeals the Act on January 1, 2025.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Changes a member of the Task Force to the Executive Direction of the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority or the Executive Director's designee (currently the Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts or the Director's designee). Provides that administrative support shall be provided by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (rather than the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts). Provides that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (rather than the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts) shall oversee the research project. Provides that funding for the administration of the research project is subject to appropriation (rather than providing $250,000 to administer the research project).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  2/10/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/10/2021HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  2/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/8/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella
  3/9/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Judiciary - Civil Committee; 016-000-000
  3/10/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/10/2021HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  3/17/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/12/2021HouseRemoved from Consent Calendar Status Rep. Greg Harris
  4/12/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/21/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  4/21/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Civil Committee; 015-000-000
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/23/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2022HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  1/31/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 107-000-000
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/4/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/4/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/4/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/4/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/4/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/15/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/16/2022SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/18/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/18/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/22/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  3/22/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/23/2022SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 007-000-000
  3/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/23/2022SenateSecond Reading
  3/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 24, 2022
  3/24/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  3/25/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/25/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/28/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  3/29/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Judiciary; 005-000-000
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Diane Pappas
  3/31/2022SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/31/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Harris
  3/31/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  3/31/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  3/31/2022HouseArrived in House
  3/31/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2
  4/5/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  4/5/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  4/5/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  4/5/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  4/6/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  4/6/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  4/7/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/7/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Civil Committee; 016-000-000
  4/7/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Civil Committee; 016-000-000