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 Bill Status of SB0074  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CIV PRO-TESTIMONY RELIABILITY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jil Tracy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/Art. VIII Pt. 30 heading new
735 ILCS 5/8-3001 new
735 ILCS 5/8-3002 new
735 ILCS 5/8-3003 new
735 ILCS 5/8-3004 new
735 ILCS 5/8-3005 new
735 ILCS 5/8-3006 new
735 ILCS 5/8-3007 new
735 ILCS 5/8-3008 new
735 ILCS 5/8-3009 new
735 ILCS 5/8-3010 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides limitations upon a nonexpert's opinion or inference testimony. Sets forth requirements regarding: qualifications, testimony, disclosure, and compensation of expert witnesses; bases of expert opinion testimony; limitations on expert testimony; pretrial hearings and disclosures concerning expert witnesses; precedents to be followed in interpreting the new provisions; interlocutory appeals of rulings on the admissibility of expert evidence; standards to be followed by reviewing courts in determining the admissibility of expert testimony; and severability. Provides that the new provisions apply to actions commenced on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act and pending actions in which a trial has not been scheduled or in which a trial has been scheduled more than 90 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/3/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jil Tracy
  2/3/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/3/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/17/2021SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/3/2021SenateTo Judiciary- Torts
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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