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 Bill Status of SB3792  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  MECHANICS LIEN-TIME PERIODS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Pamela J. Althoff

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael W. Tryon - Sandy Cole - Patricia R. Bellock)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/15/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0966

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
770 ILCS 60/6from Ch. 82, par. 6


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mechanics Lien Act. Provides that, to obtain a lien under the Act, the work shall be done or the material furnished: within 3 years from the commencement of the work or the commencement of furnishing the material in the case of work done or material furnished as to owner-occupied residential property; and within 5 years from the commencement of the work or the commencement of furnishing the material in the case of work done or material furnished as to any other type of property. Provides that the changes made by the amendatory Act become inoperative 3 years after the effective date of the amendatory Act.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Further amends the Mechanics Lien Act. Provides that a contract concerning residential property (instead of owner-occupied residential property) need not set a time for the completion of the work or a time for payment in order to obtain a lien under this Act, provided that the work is done or the material is furnished within 3 years from the commencement of the work or the commencement of the furnishing of material.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2012SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/10/2012SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/24/2012SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/7/2012SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 008-000-000
  3/7/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 8, 2012
  3/27/2012SenateSecond Reading
  3/27/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 28, 2012
  3/29/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-001
  3/29/2012HouseArrived in House
  3/30/2012HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/30/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/10/2012HouseFirst Reading
  4/10/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/16/2012HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  4/20/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  4/20/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/24/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  5/2/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/2/2012HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 009-000-000
  5/2/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/11/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/11/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/25/2012HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2012
  5/26/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  5/26/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/26/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  5/28/2012SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/28/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 29, 2012
  5/28/2012SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/28/2012SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2012SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Licensed Activities
  5/29/2012SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Licensed Activities; 009-000-000
  5/30/2012SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 054-000-001
  5/30/2012SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2012SenateSent to the Governor
  8/15/2012SenateGovernor Approved
  8/15/2012SenateEffective Date January 1, 2013
  8/15/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0966

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