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Full Text of HB5654  101st General Assembly


Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz

Filed: 2/26/2020





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 5654 on page 1, line
35, after "25.4", by inserting "and adding Section 25.6"; and
4on page 8, immediately below line 26, by inserting the
6    "(410 ILCS 535/25.6 new)
7    Sec. 25.6. Fee waiver; persons who reside in a shelter for
8domestic violence.
9    (a) The applicable fees under Section 17 of this Act for a
10new certificate of birth and Section 25 of this Act for a
11search of a birth record or a certified copy of a birth record
12shall be waived for all requests by a person who resides in a
13shelter for domestic violence. The State Registrar of Vital
14Records shall establish standards and procedures consistent
15with this Section for waiver of the applicable fees. A person
16described under this Section must not be charged for



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1verification under this Section. A person who knowingly or
2purposefully falsifies this verification is subject to a
3penalty of $100.
4    (b) A person who resides in a shelter for domestic violence
5shall be provided no more than 4 birth records annually under
6this Section.".