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90_HB2270 750 ILCS 5/714 new Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Provides that a person who without good cause defaults on an order for child support issued by an Illinois court for a period of 2 months or longer is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. Provides for community service to be performed by an offender. LRB9004930DJcd LRB9004930DJcd 1 AN ACT to amend the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of 2 Marriage Act by adding Section 714. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of 6 Marriage Act is amended by adding Section 714 as follows: 7 (750 ILCS 5/714 new) 8 Sec. 714. Default on support; penalties. 9 (a) Beginning on the effective date of this amendatory 10 Act of 1997, a person who without good cause defaults on an 11 order for child support issued by an Illinois court for a 12 period of 2 months or longer is guilty of a Class A 13 misdemeanor. 14 (b) In addition to any other sentence that may be 15 imposed, a court shall order any person convicted of default 16 on child support under subsection (a) to perform community 17 service for not less than 30 and not more than 120 hours, if 18 community service is available in the jurisdiction and is 19 funded and approved by the county board of the county where 20 the offense was committed. In addition, whenever any person 21 is placed on supervision for an alleged offense under this 22 Section, the supervision shall be conditioned upon the 23 performance of the community service. 24 This subsection does not apply when the court imposes a 25 sentence of incarceration. 26 (c) This Section applies to any judicial or 27 administrative order for child support issued under this 28 Act, the Illinois Public Aid Code, the Non-Support of Spouse 29 and Children Act, the Revised Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement 30 of Support Act, or the Illinois Parentage Act of 1984.
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