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 Bill Status of SB2556  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CONDOMINIUM ACT-ATTORNEY FEES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura M. Murphy

House Sponsors
(Rep. Martin J. Moylan )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/31/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
765 ILCS 605/9.2from Ch. 30, par. 309.2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Condominium Property Act. Provides that certain attorney's fees shall be excluded from the demand given under specified provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that in any litigation or arbitration between a unit owner and the association or its board of managers or any individual member of the association or its board of managers regarding specified disputes, if the unit owner is deemed by the court or arbitrator to be the substantially prevailing party, then the court or the arbitrator shall award to the unit owner from the non-prevailing party reasonable attorney's fees and costs incurred by the unit owner in the litigation or arbitration.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Condominium Property Act. Provides that in any litigation or arbitration brought by a unit owner against the association or its board of managers or any individual member of the association or its board of managers regarding specified disputes, the court or the arbitrator shall award to the prevailing party from the non-prevailing party reasonable attorney's fees and costs incurred by the prevailing party in the litigation or arbitration.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/6/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/6/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/14/2018SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  2/27/2018SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/9/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/9/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  4/10/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/11/2018SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 009-001-001
  4/11/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2018
  4/18/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/18/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 19, 2018
  4/24/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 031-017-002
  4/24/2018HouseArrived in House
  4/24/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Scott Drury
  4/24/2018HouseFirst Reading
  4/24/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/2/2018HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  5/9/2018HouseTo Civil Procedure Subcommittee
  5/9/2018HouseSubstitute House Sponsorship Request Filed Pursuant Rule 37(c) - Sen. Laura Murphy
  5/9/2018HouseSubstitute House Sponsorship Request Referred to Rules Committee
  5/16/2018HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Civil Committee; 002-001-000
  5/16/2018HouseReported Back To Judiciary - Civil Committee;
  5/16/2018HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Judiciary - Civil Committee; 005-004-000
  5/16/2018HouseRemains in Judiciary - Civil Committee
  5/17/2018HouseSubstitute House Sponsorship Request Accepted No Action Taken by Rules
  5/17/2018HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/25/2018HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2018
  5/31/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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