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 Bill Status of HB0237  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/10-1from Ch. 23, par. 10-1
735 ILCS 5/12-109from Ch. 110, par. 12-109

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code and the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that upon the assignment to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services of the right to collect a child support obligation, additional interest on the amount of the obligation owed to the State ceases to accrue.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
305 ILCS 5/10-1
735 ILCS 5/12-109
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/10-17.12

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning the determination and enforcement of support obligations, provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services may compromise any debt owed by incarcerated individuals to the State in the form of child support interest accrued on child support arrearages assigned to the State and that such support obligations may be compromised, with due regard for the payment ability of low-income obligors and the importance of encouraging payment of current child support obligations. Provides that assigned obligations shall be compromised only upon request of an incarcerated individual and only upon proof of incarceration and the length thereof and that interest owed to the State will only be compromised for the period in which the individual is actually incarcerated. Provides that the interest debt compromise shall be implemented to maximize positive effects on families and the level of federal incentive payments payable to the State under a specified provision of the Social Security Act.

DateChamber Action
  12/15/2016HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  1/11/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/11/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  2/24/2017HouseTo Domestic Relations Law Subcommittee
  3/1/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/1/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/8/2017HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Civil Committee; 003-000-000
  3/8/2017HouseRemains in Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/8/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary - Civil Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/8/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 010-001-000
  3/8/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/14/2017HouseThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  3/14/2017HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/28/2017HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  5/28/2017HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  5/28/2017HouseThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  5/28/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
  5/31/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
  6/30/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) July 7, 2017
  7/6/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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