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 Bill Status of HB2995  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Michael J. Zalewski

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/5-105from Ch. 110, par. 5-105

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that the court may require that evidence of income accompany the application for leave to sue or defend as an indigent person, and that the affidavit submitted in support of the application shall state that it is made under penalty of perjury. Provides that any other party or his or her agent or attorney may contest the truth of an affidavit of indigency by verifying affirmatively under oath that the affidavit is untrue, and that the issue shall be heard and determined by the court, under the rules of the court. Provides that an attorney may not charge a fee to an applicant for preparation of an application for leave to sue or defend as an indigent person. Provides that the notice apprising litigants of their right to ask for leave to sue without payment of fees must contain language informing the applicant that he or she will be required to reimburse court fees, costs, and charges at the end of the case if he or she receives a monetary judgment or settlement.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  2/26/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2013HouseAssigned to Judiciary
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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