Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Provides
that legal disability, insanity, and incompetence are not defenses to
an action for dissolution of marriage or legal separation that is
brought on grounds of irreconcilable differences. Provides that, if
the requirements of the Act are met, a spouse may maintain an action
seeking a dissolution of marriage or legal separation from a spouse on
grounds of irreconcilable differences regardless of whether the spouse
from whom the dissolution or legal separation is sought is under a
legal disability. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Replaces amendatory language in the bill with a provision
itemizing those conditions related to mental illness which shall not
constitute a defense to the grounds of irreconcilable differences
alleged in a petition for dissolution of marriage or legal separation.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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