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 Bill Status of SB0045  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  UNIFORM INTERSTATE DISCOVERY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jason A. Barickman - Pamela J. Althoff

House Sponsors
(Rep. Steven A. Andersson - Elaine Nekritz - Jack D. Franks - Ron Sandack - Peter Breen, Robert Martwick and Dwight Kay)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/20/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0079

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act. Provides procedures for the issuance of a subpoena to require deposition testimony or discovery production in this State in connection with litigation pending in a foreign jurisdiction. Defines terms. Provides that Illinois Supreme Court rules and the Section of the Code of Civil Procedure concerning subpoenas apply to subpoenas issued under the new provisions. Provides that in applying and construing the Act, consideration must be given to the need to promote uniformity of the law with respect to its subject matter among states that enact it. Provides that the Act is applicable to cases pending on the effective date.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that a subpoena issued under the Act may not require compliance outside a deponent's county of residence in the State of Illinois. Corrects a typographical error.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/15/2015SenatePrefiled with Secretary by Sen. Jason A. Barickman
  1/15/2015SenateFirst Reading
  1/15/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/28/2015SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  2/3/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/18/2015SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 010-000-000
  2/18/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 19, 2015
  2/27/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jason A. Barickman
  2/27/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/4/2015SenateSecond Reading
  3/4/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 5, 2015
  3/4/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  3/10/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jason A. Barickman
  3/10/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/17/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  3/18/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Judiciary; 009-000-000
  3/26/2015SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/26/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Barickman
  3/26/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 14, 2015
  4/14/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 045-000-000
  4/14/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/14/2015HouseArrived in House
  4/14/2015HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  4/15/2015HouseFirst Reading
  4/15/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/18/2015HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 22, 2015
  5/18/2015HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  5/18/2015HouseMotion Filed to Suspend Rule 21 Judiciary - Civil Committee; Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/18/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  5/18/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/18/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  5/18/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Peter Breen
  5/18/2015HouseMotion Prevailed
  5/19/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 011-000-000
  5/19/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  5/19/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  5/20/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/20/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2015HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2015
  5/25/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-001
  5/25/2015SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2015SenateSent to the Governor
  7/20/2015SenateGovernor Approved
  7/20/2015SenateEffective Date January 1, 2016
  7/20/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0079

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