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Public Act 102-0169


Public Act 0169 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 102-0169
HB2590 EnrolledLRB102 11914 LNS 17250 b

    AN ACT concerning civil law.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of
Marriage Act is amended by adding Section 221 as follows:
    (750 ILCS 5/221 new)
    Sec. 221. Name change on marriage certificate. For a
person married in any county in this State, the county clerk
shall issue a new marriage certificate when it receives legal
documentation indicating that one of the parties listed on the
certificate has legally changed names. An order for name
change issued pursuant to Section 21-101 of the Code of Civil
Procedure shall be the only legal documentation that a county
clerk may require. The new marriage certificate shall reflect
the legal name change and shall bear no additional markings.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/27/2021