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Legal Statutes: Illinois

UPDATED September 19, 2017

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Article II. Civil No Contact Orders

back to top22/201. Persons protected by this Act

(a) The following persons are protected by this Act:
(1) any victim of non-consensual sexual conduct or non-consensual sexual penetration on whose behalf the petition is brought;
(2) any family or household member of the named victim; and
(3) any employee of or volunteer at a rape crisis center that is providing services to the petitioner or the petitioner's family or household member.
(b) A petition for a civil no contact order may be filed:
(1) by any person who is a victim of non-consensual sexual conduct or non-consensual sexual penetration, including a single incident of non-consensual sexual conduct or non-consensual sexual penetration; or
(2) by a person on behalf of a minor child or an adult who is a victim of non-consensual sexual conduct or non-consensual sexual penetration but, because of age, disability, health, or inaccessibility, cannot file the petition.
P.A. 93-236, § 201, eff. Jan. 1, 2004. Amended by P.A. 96-311, § 5, eff. Jan. 1, 2010.