Bill Status of SB2198 97th General Assembly
Short Description: DISSOLUTION-VISITATION ABUSE
Sen. Mattie Hunter
| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code and the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Provides that the court, upon finding that a party engaged in visitation abuse, may: suspend the offending party's Illinois driving privileges pursuant to the Illinois Vehicle Code until the court has determined that there has been sufficient compliance for a sufficient period of time with the court's order concerning visitation and that full driving privileges shall be reinstated; order that the offending party be issued a family responsibility driving permit to allow limited driving privileges for employment and medical purposes; order that an entity that issued a professional license to the offending party suspend or revoke the party's professional license for a period of no more than 6 months; and fine the party not more than $500 for each finding of visitation abuse. Provides that if a parent has been previously found in contempt by the court for visitation abuse, the court may further: incarcerate the offending parent one day for each day of denied visitation; or require the offending party to post a $5,000 bond subject to forfeiture for the purpose of assuring compliance with future visitation. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/10/2011||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter|| 2/10/2011||Senate||First Reading|| 2/10/2011||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 3/2/2011||Senate||Assigned to Judiciary|| 3/18/2011||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|