HB 2542

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 102nd Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Apr 23, 2021
  • Passed House Apr 22, 2021
  • Senate
  • Governor

Name Change Registration

Abstract

Amends the Arsonist Registration Act, the Sex Offender Registration Act, and the Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Act. Provides that a person required to register under the Act may change her or his name if the change is due to marriage, religious beliefs, status as a victim of trafficking or gender-related identity as defined by the Illinois Human Rights Act. Requires the person to report the name change within 10 days to the law enforcement agency with whom they last registered. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides further requirements for when name changes may and may not be granted. Provides that a petition for this change shall be a statewide, standardized form approved by the Illinois Supreme Court and include a warning about when a name change may be charged as a felony. Provides when an objection to the name change may be filed. Deletes notice by publication language. House Floor Amendment No. 1 Deletes reference to: 735 ILCS 5/21-103 rep. Adds reference to: 735 ILCS 5/21-103 from Ch. 110, par. 21-103 Deletes a provision concerning objections relating to specificity, timing, filing, and form. Provides that a person who has been convicted of a felony offense in this State or any other state and whose sentence has not been terminated, completed, or discharged is not permitted to file a petition for a name change in the courts of this State unless that person is pardoned for the offense. Adds "name" to two section headings to reflect the duty to report a legal name change. Provides that certain objections shall be served upon the petitioner. Replaces a repeal of a provision concerning notice by publication with a change to the provision providing that the court may issue an order directing that the notice and publication requirement be waived for a change of name involving a person who files with the court a statement verified under oath that the person believes that publishing notice of the name change would be a hardship, including but not limited to, a negative impact on the person's health or safety. Provides that in a case where waiver of the notice and publication requirement is sought, the petition for waiver will be presumed granted and heard at the same hearing as the petition for name change. Provides that the court retains discretion to determine whether a hardship is shown and may order the petitioner to publish thereafter.

Bill Sponsors (40)

Diane Pappas

     
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Jun 10, 2022

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz

Jun 06, 2022

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Diane Pappas

Apr 18, 2022

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins

Mar 23, 2022

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie

Jan 19, 2022

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush

Oct 20, 2021

Senate

Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford

Oct 13, 2021

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas

Oct 07, 2021

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons

Sep 17, 2021

Senate

Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy

May 24, 2021

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson

Apr 29, 2021

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine

Apr 28, 2021

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham

Apr 23, 2021

Senate

Chief Senate Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters

Senate

First Reading

Senate

Referred to Assignments

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading

Senate

Arrive in Senate

Apr 22, 2021

House

House Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted

House

Recalled to Second Reading - Short Debate

House

Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 085-027-000

House

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

Apr 21, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray

House

House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Restorative Justice Committee; 004-002-000

Apr 20, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz

House

House Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Restorative Justice Committee

Apr 16, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez

Apr 15, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

Apr 13, 2021

House

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

House

House Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee

House

House Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

House

Second Reading - Short Debate

Apr 08, 2021

House

Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Mar 25, 2021

House

Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II

Mar 22, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.

House

Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.

Mar 18, 2021

House

Do Pass / Short Debate Restorative Justice Committee; 005-001-000

Mar 17, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi

House

Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech

Mar 09, 2021

House

Assigned to Restorative Justice Committee

Feb 19, 2021

House

First Reading

House

Referred to Rules Committee

Feb 17, 2021

House

Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

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