|Public Act 098-1131|
|SB2221 Enrolled||LRB098 08179 HEP 40966 b|
AN ACT concerning courts.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Code of Civil Procedure is amended by
changing Section 13-214
(735 ILCS 5/13-214)
(from Ch. 110, par. 13-214)
Construction - Design management and
supervision. As used
in this Section "person" means any
individual, any business or legal entity,
or any body politic.
(a) Actions based upon tort, contract or otherwise against
for an act or omission of such person in the design,
observation or management of
construction, or construction of an
improvement to real
property shall be commenced within 4 years from the
person bringing an action, or his or her privity, knew or
reasonably have known of such act or omission.
Notwithstanding any other
provision of law, contract actions
against a surety on a payment or
performance bond shall be
commenced, if at all, within the same time
applicable to the bond principal.
(b) No action based upon tort, contract or otherwise may be
any person for an act or omission of such
person in the design, planning,
supervision, observation or