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 Bill Status of HB5896  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  MTG PRE-FORECLOSRE COUNSELING

House Sponsors
Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/15-1502.5 new
735 ILCS 5/15-1504from Ch. 110, par. 15-1504


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that, prior to commencing a mortgage foreclosure action, the plaintiff must contact the mortgagor advising the mortgagor of foreclosure in the near future and notifying the mortgagor that an in-person meeting to review refinancing the mortgage loan is available. Provides the notice must also contain a list of HUD-certified credit counselors. Provides that the plaintiff must wait at least 30 days after the date of the in-person meeting, or 30 days after the notice was served if no meeting was requested by the mortgagor, before the action to foreclose may be commenced. Provides that the plaintiff in any foreclosure action must attach to the complaint a sworn affidavit stating that these requirements have been complied with.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  2/15/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2008HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/14/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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