Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act
regarding representation of a child in a dissolution action between
the child's parents. Provides that the court may appoint an attorney
to represent the best interests, rather than the interests, of the
child and adds the child's property as an item for which the attorney
shall provide representation in addition to the already existing
support, custody, and visitation issues.
FISCAL NOTE (Administrative Office of Ill. Courts)
There would be no fiscal impact on the Judicial Branch.
No decrease or increase in the number of judges needed.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)
SB427 fails to create a State mandate.
HOME RULE NOTE
SB 427 does not preempt home rule authority.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0309
Last action date: 97-08-01
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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