PARENTAGE-PUB DEFNDR REPRESNTN
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Parentage Act of 1984. Permits the court to
appoint the Public Defender to represent an indigent defendant in the
trial court in cases establishing the parent and child relationship
and an order for support (now the court must appoint the Public
Defender in these cases).
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
750 ILCS 45/9.1 from Ch. 40, par. 2509.1
Provides that the court may appoint counsel to represent an
indigent defendant in the trial court in cases establishing the parent
and child relationship and an order for support. Includes in the
notice to the presumed father that he has the right to submit DNA
tests, along with the mother and child.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, HOUSE INTRO (DCCA)
Fails to create a State mandate.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0023
Last action date: 97-06-20
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
END OF INQUIRY
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