Comments: IL HB2526 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: 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 Uniform Prudent Investor Act; life insurance; affiliated investments; liability of trustees and rights of persons dealing with trustee; total return trusts; trust decanting; the Uniform Powers of Appointment Act; perpetuities; and application of the Code to existing trusts. Repeals a Section of the Probate Act of 1975 concerning testamentary powers of appointment. Repeals the Trusts and Trustees Act, the Trusts and Dissolutions of Marriage Act, the Statute Concerning Perpetuities, the Perpetuities Vesting Act, the Trust Accumulation Act, the Power of Appointment Exercise Act, and the Termination of Powers 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, 2018.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-31 - House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB2526 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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