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 Bill Status of HB1313  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  CIV PRO-ATTY FEE-LAFFEY MATRIX

House Sponsors
Rep. André M. Thapedi

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/2-1307 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that, when entering judgment for reasonable attorney's fees in any civil case under a statute permitting the prevailing party to recover reasonable attorney's fees, the court shall use the Laffey Matrix prepared by the Civil Division of the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia and adjusted using the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the Washington-Baltimore area. Excludes cases in which the hourly rate for attorney's fees is limited by statute.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/5/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. André M. Thapedi
  2/6/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2013HouseAssigned to Judiciary
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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