100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
Introduced , by Rep. Will Guzzardi
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
735 ILCS 5/2-1602
735 ILCS 5/12-108
from Ch. 110, par. 12-108
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that a judgment may be
revived by filing a petition to revive the judgment in the fifth year after
entry (instead of the seventh year after its entry, or in the seventh
year after its last revival, or in the twentieth year after its entry, or
at any other
time within 20 years after its entry if the judgment becomes
dormant. Changes the limitations period for the enforcement of certain
judgments from 7 to 5 years. Effective immediately.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning civil law.
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 Sections 2-1602 and 12-108 as follows:
(735 ILCS 5/2-1602)
Revival of judgment.
(a) A judgment may be revived by filing a petition to
revive the judgment in the
year after its
or in the seventh year after its last revival, or in the
twentieth year after its entry, or at any other
time within 20
years after its entry if the judgment becomes dormant
serving the petition and entering a court order for revival as
provided in the following subsections. The provisions of this
amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly
(Public Act 96-305)
are declarative of existing law.
(b) A petition to revive a judgment shall be filed in the
case in which the judgment was entered. The petition
shall include a
statement as to the original date and amount of
the judgment, court
costs expended, accrued interest, and
credits to the judgment, if any.
(c) Service of notice of the petition to revive a judgment
be made in accordance with Supreme Court Rule 106.