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Full Text of HB2590  102nd General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning civil law.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of
5Marriage Act is amended by adding Section 221 as follows:
6    (750 ILCS 5/221 new)
7    Sec. 221. Name change on marriage certificate. For a
8person married in any county in this State, the county clerk
9shall issue a new marriage certificate when it receives legal
10documentation indicating that one of the parties listed on the
11certificate has legally changed names. An order for name
12change issued pursuant to Section 21-101 of the Code of Civil
13Procedure shall be the only legal documentation that a county
14clerk may require. The new marriage certificate shall reflect
15the legal name change and shall bear no additional markings.
16    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
17becoming law.