IL SB0221 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 31 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-21 - Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Cullerton
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Creates the Illinois Trust Code. Provides that the Code applies to express trusts, charitable or noncharitable, and trusts created pursuant to a statute, judgment, or decree that requires the trust to be administered in the manner of an express trust. Defines terms. Adds provisions governing: judicial proceedings; representation; creation, validity, modification, and termination of trusts; creditor's claims; spendthrift and discretionary trusts; revocable trusts; the office of trustee; duties and powers of the trustee; the Illinois Prudent Investor Law; life insurance; affiliated investments; liability of trustees and rights of persons dealing with a trustee; total return trusts; trust decanting; the Uniform Powers of Appointment Law; perpetuities; and application of the Code to existing trusts. Repeals the Trusts and Trustees Act, the Trusts and Dissolutions of Marriage Act, the Uniform Powers of Appointment Act (added by Public Act 100-1044), the Statute Concerning Perpetuities, the Perpetuities Vesting Act, and the Trust Accumulation Act. Makes corresponding changes in the Public Use Trust Act, the Township Code, the Corporate Fiduciary Act, the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Act, the Title Insurance Act, the Illinois Funeral or Burial Funds Act, the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code, the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, the Probate Act of 1975, the Illinois Power of Attorney Act, the Common Trust Fund Act, the Religious Corporation Act, and the Illinois Pre-Need Cemetery Sales Act. Effective January 1, 2020.

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2019-06-21SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Cullerton
2019-03-22SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2019-02-06SenateAssigned to Judiciary
2019-01-31SenateReferred to Assignments
2019-01-31SenateFirst Reading
2019-01-31SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John G. Mulroe

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