IL HB1591 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 27-0)
Status: Passed on June 9 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-06-09 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0021
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act by repealing all of the following provisions: (i) no marriage shall be contracted in this State by a party residing and intending to continue to reside in another state or jurisdiction if the marriage would be void if contracted in the other state or jurisdiction, and every marriage celebrated in this State in violation of that provision is null and void; (ii) before issuing a license to marry a person who resides and intends to continue to reside in another state, the officer having authority to issue the license shall satisfy himself by requiring affidavits or otherwise that the person is not prohibited from intermarrying by the laws of the jurisdiction where the person resides; and (iii) an official issuing a marriage license with knowledge that the parties are prohibited from marrying and a person authorized to solemnize marriages who knowingly solemnizes such a marriage are guilty of a Class C misdemeanor.

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Roll Calls

2023-05-04 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 49 N: 6 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-16 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 80 N: 23 NV: 9 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-06-09HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0021
2023-06-09HouseEffective Date January 1, 2024
2023-06-09HouseGovernor Approved
2023-06-02HouseSent to the Governor
2023-05-04HousePassed Both Houses
2023-05-04SenateThird Reading - Passed; 049-006-000
2023-04-20SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2023
2023-04-20SenateSecond Reading
2023-04-19SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 20, 2023
2023-04-19SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 008-000-000
2023-04-12SenateAssigned to Judiciary
2023-03-28SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
2023-03-21SenateReferred to Assignments
2023-03-21SenateFirst Reading
2023-03-21SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
2023-03-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
2023-03-21SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2023-03-21SenateArrive in Senate
2023-03-16HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 080-023-000
2023-03-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2023-03-14HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-14HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Abdelnasser Rashid
2023-02-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
2023-02-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock
2023-02-15HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2023-02-15HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
2023-02-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
2023-02-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado
2023-02-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
2023-02-15HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 012-000-000
2023-02-14HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
2023-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
2023-02-08HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Faver Dias
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin John Olickal
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Beth Canty
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Hoan Huynh
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lilian Jiménez
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norma Hernandez
2023-02-08HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2023-02-08HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
2023-02-07HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
2023-01-31HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2023-01-31HouseFirst Reading
2023-01-31HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
7505217Repealed CodeCitation Text
7505218Repealed CodeCitation Text
7505219Repealed CodeCitation Text

Illinois State Sources

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