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 Bill Status of HB5509  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
750 ILCS 5/602.5
750 ILCS 5/602.7

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Deletes language providing that nothing in the Act requires that each parent be allocated decision-making responsibilities. Provides that if, within the first year after a child is born, parentage is established under the Illinois Parentage Act of 2015, then a court shall award equal decision-making and parenting time unless a court finds that such an award would seriously endanger the child.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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