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   750 ILCS 5/604            from Ch. 40, par. 604                             

        Amends provisions of the Illinois  Marriage  and  Dissolution  of      
   Marriage  Act  authorizing  the court, in cases involving children, to      
   seek the  advice  of  professional  personnel  as  court's  witnesses.      
   Provides  that the court shall enter orders for fees and costs payable      
   to a court's witness and shall require payment by  any  of  the  named      
   parties, by any other party or source, or from the marital estate or a      
   child's separate estate. Provides that the court may not order payment      
   by the Department of Public Aid when the Department is providing child      
   and  spouse  support  services  under  the  Illinois  Public Aid Code.      
   Provides that, unless otherwise ordered, fees and costs for a  court's      
   witness are by implication deemed to be in the nature of child support      
   and are within the exceptions to discharge in bankruptcy under federal      
   bankruptcy law.                                                             
   FEB-21-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-21-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-28-2001  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               JUDICIARY             
   MAR-07-2001  S                                 POSTPONED                       
   MAR-21-2001  S       DO PASS                             011-000-000   SJUD    
   MAR-21-2001  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 2ND READING  01-03-22              
   MAR-22-2001  S  SECOND READING                                                 
   MAR-22-2001  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 3RD READING  01-03-27              
   MAR-29-2001  S  THIRD READING - PASSED                   054-000-000           
   MAR-29-2001  H  ARRIVE IN HOUSE                                                
   MAR-29-2001  H  PLACED CALENDAR ORDER OF FIRST READING                         
   APR-03-2001  H  HOUSE SPONSOR                            MATHIAS               
   APR-03-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   APR-03-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   APR-06-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               JUD-CIVIL LAW         
   APR-19-2001  H  MOTION DO PASS-LOST                      001-011-000   HJUA    
   APR-19-2001  H       REMAINS IN COMMITTEE                JUD-CIVIL LAW         
   MAY-03-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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