(750 ILCS 22/103)
(was 750 ILCS 22/102)
State tribunal and support enforcement agency.
(a) The circuit court is a tribunal of this
State. The Department of Healthcare and Family Services is an initiating tribunal. The
Department of Healthcare and Family Services is also a responding tribunal of this State
to the extent that it can administratively establish paternity and establish,
modify, and enforce an administrative child-support order under authority of
Article X of the Illinois Public Aid Code.
(b) The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services is the support enforcement agency of this State.
(Source: P.A. 99-119, eff. 1-1-16