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 Bill Status of SB0084  96th General Assembly

Short Description:  MTA-CIVIL ACTIONS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein

House Sponsors
(Rep. Al Riley)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/1/2009SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0012

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
70 ILCS 3605/41from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 341

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Metropolitan Transit Authority Act. Provides that a civil action against the Metropolitan Transit Authority for an injury to one's person must be commenced within one year from the date the cause of action accrues. Deletes provisions requiring any person that is about to commence a civil action in any court against the Authority to provide written notice to the Authority. Deletes provisions requiring the Authority to furnish a copy of this Section to any person that has notified the Authority that he or she has a cause of action. Provides that the changes made by the amendatory Act apply to causes of action that accrue on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/30/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  1/30/2009SenateFirst Reading
  1/30/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/4/2009SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  2/10/2009SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  2/19/2009SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  2/25/2009SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/11/2009SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 011-000-000
  3/11/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 12, 2009
  3/18/2009SenateSecond Reading
  3/18/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 19, 2009
  3/25/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-001
  3/25/2009HouseArrived in House
  3/25/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/25/2009HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  3/25/2009HouseFirst Reading
  3/25/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/14/2009HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  5/6/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 016-000-000
  5/6/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/12/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/12/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 082-032-001
  5/13/2009SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/14/2009SenateSent to the Governor
  6/1/2009SenateGovernor Approved
  6/1/2009SenateEffective Date June 1, 2009
  6/1/2009SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0012

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