91st General Assembly
Summary of HB3621
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Short description: 
TOBACCO SETTLEMENT-TECH                                                    

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the State Finance Act.  Makes  a  technical  change  in  a      
   Section concerning the Tobacco Settlement Recovery Fund.                    
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          30 ILCS 105/6z-43                                                    
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          770 ILCS 5/1                    from Ch. 13, par. 14                 
          770 ILCS 5/2 new                                                     
        Deletes  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.   Amends   the      
   Attorneys  Lien  Act.   Provides  that  the  Act does not apply to any      
   claim, demand, cause of action, or action that results  in  a  tobacco      
   settlement  agreement.  Provides  that a lien is not created under the      
   Act for the whole or any part of the amount of any fee that  may  have      
   been agreed upon by and between an attorney and his or her client with      
   respect to such a claim, demand, cause of action, or action.  Provides      
   that  a  lien  does  not  attach  under  the  Act to any settlement or      
   judgment that is the subject of a tobacco  settlement  agreement,  nor      
   does  a  lien  attach under the Act to any money or property recovered      
   pursuant to such a settlement or judgment.  Effective immediately.          
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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