91st General Assembly
Status of HB2867
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   735 ILCS 5/2-622          from Ch. 110, par. 2-622                          

        Amends the Civil Practice Article of the Code of Civil Procedure.      
   In the Section concerning pleading in healing art malpractice cases,        
   adds a provision that the court may impose sanctions against a party        
   or attorney if it determines that there has been a willful failure to       
   comply  with  the  requirements  of  the Section or that the action is      
   frivolous or otherwise not commenced in  good  faith.   Provides  that      
   appropriate  sanctions  include  a  bar  against presenting a claim or      
   defense and an order to pay damages and costs.  Effective immediately.      
   99-05-12  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   99-05-12  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   99-05-12  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
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