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 Bill Status of SB1753  97th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. John G. Mulroe

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael G. Connelly - Franco Coladipietro)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/28/2011SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0047

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 5/604from Ch. 40, par. 604

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Provides that the professional personnel consulted by the court are subject to subpoena for the purposes of discovery, trial, or both. Provides that the court shall allocate the costs and fees of those professional personnel between the parties based upon the financial ability of each party and other appropriate criteria. Provides that upon the request of any party or upon the court's own motion, the court may conduct a hearing as to the reasonableness of those fees and costs.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John G. Mulroe
  2/9/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/23/2011SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/1/2011SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 010-000-000
  3/1/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2011
  3/2/2011SenateSecond Reading
  3/2/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 3, 2011
  3/31/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  3/31/2011HouseArrived in House
  4/11/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/11/2011HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Michael G. Connelly
  4/11/2011HouseFirst Reading
  4/11/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/11/2011HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  4/27/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 009-000-000
  4/27/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/3/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/3/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/4/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  5/10/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  5/10/2011SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/8/2011SenateSent to the Governor
  6/28/2011SenateGovernor Approved
  6/28/2011SenateEffective Date January 1, 2012
  6/28/2011SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0047

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