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 Bill Status of HB5580  9th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Michael J. Zalewski

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 5/602from Ch. 40, par. 602
750 ILCS 5/607from Ch. 40, par. 607
750 ILCS 5/610from Ch. 40, par. 610
750 ILCS 5/612 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Provides that if a parent is found to have made a second allegation of child abuse or neglect that is false, the parent shall be permanently barred from having custody or visitation with the child. Provides that a "false allegation" is one that is known by the parent making the allegation, at the time the allegation is made, to be without merit or one that is made with malicious intent. Provides that a finding that an allegation of child abuse or neglect is false constitutes a change in circumstance for the purpose of meeting one of the requirements for a change in custody.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  2/15/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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