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 Bill Status of SB1868  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  LIMITATIONS-CHILD SEX ABUSE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Terry Link - Julie A. Morrison, Kimberly A. Lightford and Steven M. Landek

House Sponsors
(Rep. Ann M. Williams, Deanne M. Mazzochi and Barbara Hernandez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/20/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0435

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/13-202.2from Ch. 110, par. 13-202.2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Limitations Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that if there is evidence that childhood sexual abuse was committed by a person who holds a position of trust, authority, or supervision over the minor victim, and that person fraudulently concealed a cause of action from the knowledge of the minor victim, the action may be commenced at any time within 5 years after the person entitled to bring the action discovers that he or she has such cause of action, and any repose or limitation period is tolled during that 5-year period. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill, and makes the following changes: Provides that the limitation period for damages for personal injury based on childhood sexual abuse do not run during a time period when the person abused is subject to fraudulent concealment by the abuser or by any person acting in the interest of the abuser. Deletes language providing that if there is evidence that the sexual abuse was committed by a person who holds a position of trust, authority, or supervision in relation to the minor victim, and that person fraudulently concealed a cause of action from the knowledge of the minor victim, the action may be commenced at any time within 5 years after the person entitled to bring the action discovers that he or she has such cause of action, and any repose or limitation period is tolled during that 5-year period. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2019SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/12/2019SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/14/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  3/14/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/18/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/19/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  3/19/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/20/2019SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 008-000-000
  3/20/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2019
  3/27/2019SenateSecond Reading
  3/27/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 28, 2019
  4/4/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  4/4/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/4/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-003-000
  4/4/2019HouseArrived in House
  4/4/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  4/4/2019HouseFirst Reading
  4/4/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/24/2019HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  4/26/2019HouseTo Civil Procedure Subcommittee
  5/8/2019HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Civil Committee; 003-000-000
  5/8/2019HouseReported Back To Judiciary - Civil Committee;
  5/8/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  5/9/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 014-000-000
  5/9/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  5/23/2019SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/23/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  6/21/2019SenateSent to the Governor
  8/20/2019SenateGovernor Approved
  8/20/2019SenateEffective Date August 20, 2019
  8/20/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0435

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