92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB1966
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Short description: 
UNIFIED CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code, the  Illinois  Marriage  and      
   Dissolution  of  Marriage Act, the Non-Support Punishment Act, and the      
   Illinois Parentage Act of 1984 concerning the obligation of  a  parent      
   to  pay  child  support.   Provides  that,  unless  the  child becomes      
   emancipated, this obligation is extended to include a child under  age      
   19 who is still attending high school.                                      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          New Act                                                              
        Creates the Unified Child Support Services Act. Provides that  by      
   July  1,  2003  and  by  July  1  of  each  subsequent year, a State's      
   Attorney, in cooperation with the appropriate  county  officials,  may      
   submit  to  the  Department  of  Public Aid a plan for a unified child      
   support services program. Sets  forth  the  components  that  must  be      
   included  in  such  a  program.  Requires  the Department to establish      
   performance standards for State's Attorneys operating such  a  program      
   and  for  contractors  and local governmental entities providing child      
   support services as a part of the program. Requires the Department  to      
   submit  to  the  General Assembly an annual report on the operation of      
   unified child support services programs by State's Attorneys.               
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0876

   Last action date: JAN-06-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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