Bill Text: IL SB0259 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly | Engrossed

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Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Allows a court to order the relocation of a child on a temporary basis before the entry of a final allocation judgment if it is in the best interests of the child. Provides that a temporary relocation shall not prejudice either parent in the allocation of parental responsibilities contained in a final allocation judgment.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Passed) 2021-07-23 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0143 [SB0259 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2021-SB0259-Engrossed.html



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1 AN ACT concerning civil law.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of
5Marriage Act is amended by changing Section 603.5 as follows:
6 (750 ILCS 5/603.5)
7 Sec. 603.5. Temporary orders.
8 (a) A court may order a temporary allocation of parental
9responsibilities in the child's best interests before the
10entry of a final allocation judgment. Any temporary allocation
11shall be made in accordance with the standards set forth in
12Sections 602.5 and 602.7: (i) after a hearing; or (ii) if there
13is no objection, on the basis of a parenting plan that, at a
14minimum, complies with subsection (f) of Section 602.10.
15 (a-5) A court may order the relocation of the child on a
16temporary basis before the entry of a final allocation
17judgment if it is in the best interests of the child. Any
18relocation shall be considered temporary in nature and shall
19not prejudice either parent in the allocation of parental
20responsibilities contained in a final allocation judgment. Any
21relocation shall be made in accordance with the protocol set
22forth in subsections (c) through (g) of Section 609.2.
23 (b) A temporary order allocating parental responsibilities

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1shall be deemed vacated when the action in which it was granted
2is dismissed, unless a parent moves to continue the action for
3allocation of parental responsibilities filed under Section
4601.5.
5(Source: P.A. 99-90, eff. 1-1-16.)
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