§ 750 ILCS 75/1 Short title
§ 750 ILCS 75/5 Purposes; rules of construction
§ 750 ILCS 75/10 Definitions
§ 750 ILCS 75/15 Religious freedom
§ 750 ILCS 75/20 Protections, obligations, and responsibilities
§ 750 ILCS 75/25 Prohibited civil unions
§ 750 ILCS 75/30 Application, license, and certification
§ 750 ILCS 75/35 Duties of the county clerk
§ 750 ILCS 75/40 Certification
§ 750 ILCS 75/45 Dissolution; declaration of invalidity
§ 750 ILCS 75/50 Application of the Civil Practice Law
§ 750 ILCS 75/55 Venue
§ 750 ILCS 75/60 Respect for marriages and civil unions entered into in other jurisdictions
§ 750 ILCS 75/65 Voluntary conversion of civil union to marriage
§ 750 ILCS 75/90 Severability

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 750 ILCS 75 - Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act

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  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
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  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
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  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
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