Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code, the Unified Code of Corrections, and the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Provides that subject to federal approval, a person's obligation to pay child support pursuant to a court or administrative order is suspended by operation of law during any period that the person is committed to the custody of the Department of Corrections or the Department of Juvenile Justice. Provides that the Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice shall share relevant data and collaborate to establish programs to assist committed persons who are obligors under child support orders in cases in which child support enforcement services are provided by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Provides for inclusion of information about any child support obligation owed by the defendant and recommendations concerning the payment of that obligation in a presentence report; requires a presentence investigation and report in the case of a misdemeanor defendant who owes a child support obligation.
Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Human Services)
The fiscal impact is expected to be approximately $113 million annually.