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725 ILCS 5/112A-21
(725 ILCS 5/112A-21)
(from Ch. 38, par. 112A-21)
Contents of orders.
(a) Any domestic violence order of protection shall
describe, in reasonable detail and not by reference to any other
document, the following:
(1) Each remedy granted by the court, in reasonable
detail and not by reference to any other document, so that respondent may clearly understand what he or she must do or refrain from doing. Pre-printed form orders of protection shall include the definitions of the types of abuse, as provided in Section 112A-3 of this Code. Remedies set forth in pre-printed form for domestic violence orders shall be numbered consistently with and corresponding to the numerical sequence of remedies listed in Section 112A-14 of this Code (at least as of the date the form orders are printed).
(2) The reason for denial of petitioner's request for
any remedy listed in Section 112A-14 of this Code.
(b) A domestic violence order of protection shall further state the following:
(1) The name of each petitioner that the court finds
is a victim of a charged offense, and that respondent is a member of the family or household of each such petitioner, and the name of each other person protected by the order and that such person is protected by this Code.
(2) For any remedy requested by petitioner on which
the court has declined to rule, that that remedy is reserved.
(3) The date and time the domestic violence order of
(c) Any domestic violence order of protection shall include the following notice, printed in
"Any knowing violation of a domestic violence order
of protection forbidding physical abuse, harassment, intimidation, interference with personal liberty, willful deprivation, or entering or remaining present at specified places when the protected person is present, or granting exclusive possession of the residence or household, or granting a stay away order is a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense, and a Class 4 felony for persons with a prior conviction for certain offenses under subsection (d) of Section 12-3.4 of the Criminal Code of 2012. Grant of exclusive possession of the residence or household shall constitute notice forbidding trespass to land. Any knowing violation of an order awarding legal custody or physical care of a child or prohibiting removal or concealment of a child may be a Class 4 felony. Any willful violation of any order is contempt of court. Any violation may result in fine or imprisonment."
(e) A domestic violence order of protection shall state, "This Order of Protection is enforceable, even without registration, in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, tribal lands, and the U.S. territories pursuant to the Violence Against Women Act (18 U.S.C. 2265). Violating this Order of Protection may subject the respondent to federal charges and punishment (18 U.S.C. 2261-2262). The respondent may be subject to federal criminal penalties for possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving any firearm or ammunition under the Gun Control Act (18 U.S.C. 922(g)(8) and (9))."
(Source: P.A. 100-199, eff. 1-1-18; 100-597, eff. 6-29-18.)