FEIGENHOLTZ AND BUGIELSKI.
CHILD SUPPORT-WILFUL DEFAULT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act by
providing that a person who willfully defaults on an order for child
support may be subject to summary criminal contempt proceedings.
Provides that each State agency shall suspend any license or
certificate issued by that agency to a person found guilty of criminal
contempt. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. of Public Aid)
HB 962 will have no administrative fiscal impact on the Dept.
Impact on collections cannot be determined at this time.
It is not possible to determine what impact the bill will have
on the need to increase the number of judges in the State.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB 962 creates a "local govenrment or-
ganization and structure mandate" for which no State reimburse-
ment is required under the State Mandates Act.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/10-10.4 new
750 ILCS 5/505.3 new
750 ILCS 15/1 from Ch. 40, par. 1101
750 ILCS 15/12.2 new
750 ILCS 20/24.2 new
750 ILCS 22/318
Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution
of Marriage Act, the Non-Support of Spouse and Children Act, the
Revised Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act, and the
Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for the purposes of
enforcement of a child support order a transfer made by a child
support obligor is fraudulent as to an obligee if the obligor made the
transfer with the intent to defraud the obligee or without receiving
equivalent value for the transfer. Provides that in an action for
relief from a transfer by a child support obligor the State's Attorney
may obtain avoidance of the transfer, an attachment of the asset
transferred, an injunction, appointment of a receiver, or any other
relief circumstances may require. Amends the Illinois Marriage and
Dissolution of Marriage Act by providing that a person who willfully
defaults on an order for child support may be subject to summary
criminal contempt proceedings. Provides that each State agency shall
withhold, suspend, or restrict the use of any license or certificate
issued by that agency to a person found guilty of criminal contempt
and authorizes the Department of Public Aid, in addition to others, to
receive location information for child support establishment and
enforcement purposes from employers, labor unions, telephone
companies, and utility companies. Amends the Non-Support of Spouse and
Children Act. Provides that a person convicted of non-support may be
sentenced to an alternative work program administered by the sheriff
to pay child support and to perform cleanup work during nonworking
hours. Amends the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act. Provides
that, upon request by a tribunal of another state, a tribunal of this
State shall issue or cause to be issued a subpoena or a subpoena duces
tecum requiring a person in this State to appear at a deposition or
before a tribunal and answer questions or produce documents or other
tangible things for the purpose of obtaining information regarding
the person's assets, income, and ability to pay a support order or
judgment entered in the other state. Provides that a tribunal of this
State may make similar requests of a tribunal in another state.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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