State of Illinois
2009 and 2010


Introduced 2/6/2009, by Sen. John J. Cullerton


750 ILCS 5/507   from Ch. 40, par. 507

    Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the payment of support or maintenance to the clerk of the circuit court.

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1     AN ACT concerning civil law.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of
5 Marriage Act is amended by changing Section 507 as follows:
6     (750 ILCS 5/507)  (from Ch. 40, par. 507)
7     Sec. 507. Payment of maintenance or support to court.
8     (a) In actions instituted under this Act, the the court
9 shall order that maintenance and support payments be made to
10 the clerk of court as trustee for remittance to the person
11 entitled to receive the payments. However, the court in its
12 discretion may direct otherwise where circumstances so
13 warrant.
14     (b) The clerk of court shall maintain records listing the
15 amount of payments, the date payments are required to be made
16 and the names and addresses of the parties affected by the
17 order. For those cases in which support is payable to the clerk
18 of the circuit court for transmittal to the Department of
19 Healthcare and Family Services (formerly Illinois Department
20 of Public Aid) by order of the court or upon notification of
21 the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (formerly
22 Illinois Department of Public Aid), and the Department collects
23 support by assignment, offset, withholding, deduction or other



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1 process permitted by law, the Department shall notify the clerk
2 of the date and amount of such collection. Upon notification,
3 the clerk shall record the collection on the payment record for
4 the case.
5     (c) The parties affected by the order shall inform the
6 clerk of court of any change of address or of other condition
7 that may affect the administration of the order.
8     (d) The provisions of this Section shall not apply to cases
9 that come under the provisions of Sections 709 through 712.
10     (e) To the extent the provisions of this Section are
11 inconsistent with the requirements pertaining to the State
12 Disbursement Unit under Section 507.1 of this Act and Section
13 10-26 of the Illinois Public Aid Code, the requirements
14 pertaining to the State Disbursement Unit shall apply.
15 (Source: P.A. 94-88, eff. 1-1-06; 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)