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 Bill Status of SB3040  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. David Luechtefeld - Frank C. Watson - Kirk W. Dillard - John O. Jones and Bill Brady

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
705 ILCS 35/40 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Circuit Courts Act. Creates a separate circuit court within each appellate district solely for medical malpractice actions. Requires that the Supreme Court appoint a selection panel to recommend medical malpractice circuit judges from among circuit judges who possess specified qualifications. The Supreme Court then assigns judges to the medical malpractice court. Provides for jury pools to be drawn from the entire appellate district. Effective July 1, 2004.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2004SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. David Luechtefeld
  2/6/2004SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Frank C. Watson
  2/6/2004SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  2/6/2004SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. John O. Jones
  2/6/2004SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2004SenateReferred to Rules
  2/24/2004SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Brady
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

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