State legislative sessions are underway and family law bills are being introduced around the nation that are designed to improve non-custodial parent's access to their child/ren.
Under Illinois’ visitation interference law, The Steve Watkins Act; the law gave judges new tools to
enforce access. Those tools include
suspending drivers licenses, assessing fines, requiring bonds to assure order
compliance, ordering make up time and incarcerating offenders who repeatedly
interfere with the other parent’s access.