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 Bill Status of HB6064  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John Cavaletto

Last Action
DateChamber Action

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/1-8.6 new
410 ILCS 535/12

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Vital Records Act. Removes a provision concerning use of the biological father's name on the birth certificate if not married to the biological mother. Provides that if the unmarried mother cannot or refuses to name the child's father, either a father must be conclusively established by DNA evidence or, within 30 days after birth, another family member who will financially provide for the child must be named, in court, on the birth certificate. Provides that absent DNA evidence or a family member's name, a birth certificate will not be issued and the mother will be ineligible for financial aid from the State for support of the child. Provides an exception for artificially inseminated mothers. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that a family that does not comply with the Vital Records Act provision concerning birth certificates of unmarried mothers shall be ineligible for aid for support of the child. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John Cavaletto
  2/11/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  2/26/2016HouseMotion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b), Rep. John Cavaletto
  2/26/2016HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  4/5/2016HouseMotion Prevailed

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