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 Bill Status of SB0724  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CIV PRO-CLASS ACTIONS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jil Tracy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/17/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/2-801from Ch. 110, par. 2-801
735 ILCS 5/2-802from Ch. 110, par. 2-802
735 ILCS 5/2-803from Ch. 110, par. 2-803
735 ILCS 5/2-808 new
735 ILCS 5/2-809 new
735 ILCS 5/2-810 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure in relation to class actions. Adds additional requirements concerning: prerequisites to the maintenance of a class action (including provisions that a class action may be certified only if: the plurality of the class members are residents of Illinois or if the plurality of the class members were physically in Illinois when the cause of action arose; and a class action is superior to other available methods for the fair and efficient adjudication of the controversy); where a class action may be brought; preliminary determinations to be made by the court; notice to the class; coupon and other noncash settlements; loss by class members under a proposed settlement; and attorney's fees.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/30/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jil Tracy
  1/30/2017SenateFirst Reading
  1/30/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/8/2017SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  2/16/2017SenateTo Subcommittee on Tort Reform
  3/17/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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