Bill Status of SB1888 97th General Assembly
Short Description: CIVIL ACTIONS-PA 89-7 & 94-677
Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Re-enacts and repeals various statutory provisions to eliminate changes that were made by Public Act 89-7, which was held to be void in its entirety by the Illinois Supreme Court in Best v. Taylor Machine Works. Repeals a provision of the Code of Civil Procedure concerning standards for economic and non-economic damages that was added by Public Act 94-677 and was specifically declared unconstitutional by the Illinois Supreme Court in Lebron v. Gottlieb Memorial Hospital and the Sorry Works! Pilot Program Act, which was declared unconstitutional because of the inseverability clause contained in Public Act 94-677. Effective immediately.