Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Income Withholding for Support Act. Provides that when an obligor under an order for support terminates his or her employment, whether voluntarily or otherwise, the obligor's employer must obtain a copy of the order for support. Provides that before an employer pays to an obligor any moneys on account of the obligor's termination of employment, including pension or other retirement or severance benefits, the employer must ascertain whether the obligor is liable for the payment of any portion of those moneys to the obligee under the terms of the order for support. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code, the Illinois Vehicle Code, and the Income Withholding for Support Act. Provides for an obligor's or obligee's access to certain case records in connection with the determination and enforcement of the support responsibility of relatives. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services may provide by rule for certification to municipalities of past due support owed by responsible relatives for the purpose of effecting collection of past due support by immobilization and impoundment of vehicles registered to responsible relatives. Provides for denial, refusal to renew, or suspension of a person's driver's license if the person is 90 days or more delinquent in payment of support. Authorizes municipalities to provide by ordinance for a program of vehicle immobilization and impoundment in cases in which the Department of Healthcare and Family Services has certified to the municipality that the registered owner of a vehicle owes past due support. Provides that for purposes of the Income Withholding for Support Act, "income" includes severance pay. Effective immediately.