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 Bill Status of HB1286  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. George Scully, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 5/102from Ch. 40, par. 102
750 ILCS 5/Pt. VI heading
750 ILCS 5/600 new
750 ILCS 5/601.5 new
750 ILCS 5/602.5 new
750 ILCS 5/602.7 new
750 ILCS 5/602.10 new
750 ILCS 5/603.5 new
750 ILCS 5/603.10 new
750 ILCS 5/604.10 new
750 ILCS 5/606.5 new
750 ILCS 5/606.10 new
750 ILCS 5/607.5 new
750 ILCS 5/609.5 new
750 ILCS 5/610.5 new
750 ILCS 5/612 new
750 ILCS 5/601 rep.
750 ILCS 5/602 rep.
750 ILCS 5/602.1 rep.
750 ILCS 5/603 rep.
750 ILCS 5/604 rep.
750 ILCS 5/604.5 rep.
750 ILCS 5/605 rep.
750 ILCS 5/606 rep.
750 ILCS 5/607 rep.
750 ILCS 5/607.1 rep.
750 ILCS 5/608 rep.
750 ILCS 5/609 rep.
750 ILCS 5/610 rep.
750 ILCS 5/611 rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Rewrites the provisions of the Act concerning child custody and visitation, eliminating the use of those terms. Provides instead for the allocation of parental responsibilities with respect to a child, including significant decision-making responsibilities and parenting time. Requires that such allocations be made according to the child's best interests. Authorizes parents to agree to a parenting plan that includes an allocation of significant decision-making responsibilities, provisions for the child's living arrangements, an allocation of parenting time, and other features; provides for the court's approval of such a plan. In the absence of such a plan, provides for a judgment allocating parental responsibilities. Provides for the designation of a child's custodian for purposes of other statutes. Provides for modification of a parenting plan or a judgment allocating parental responsibilities. Provides for enforcement of allocated parenting time. Provides that the changes made by this amendatory Act apply to: (1) all proceedings commenced on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act; (2) all actions pending on the effective date of this amendatory Act and all proceedings commenced before that effective date with respect to issues on which a judgment has not been entered; and (3) all proceedings commenced on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act for the modification of a judgment or order entered before that effective date. Effective January 1, 2006.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. George Scully, Jr.
  2/9/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/10/2005HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  2/16/2005HouseRe-assigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/10/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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