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 Bill Status of HB0281  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Will Guzzardi

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/2-201.5 new
735 ILCS 5/2-1303from Ch. 110, par. 2-1303
735 ILCS 5/2-1602
735 ILCS 5/12-108from Ch. 110, par. 12-108
735 ILCS 5/12-109from Ch. 110, par. 12-109
735 ILCS 5/12-803from Ch. 110, par. 12-803
735 ILCS 5/12-901from Ch. 110, par. 12-901
735 ILCS 5/12-1001from Ch. 110, par. 12-1001
815 ILCS 205/4.06 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that a summons issued in an action to collect a debt shall include a separate notice containing specified language regarding debtor rights. Provides that the clerk of the court shall cause the notice to be posted in courtrooms or in the hallway in front of courtrooms and be available for distribution in all courtrooms hearing cases involving debt collection matters. Provides that a judgment may be revived by filing a petition to revive the judgment in the fifth year after its entry (instead of the seventh year after its entry, or in the seventh year after its last revival, or in the twentieth year after its entry, or at any other time within 20 years after its entry if the judgment becomes dormant). Provides that a petition to revive the judgment may be granted only if citation proceedings were initiated within one year of the judgment being entered. Changes the limitations period for the enforcement of certain judgments from 7 to 5 years. Makes changes in provisions governing: wages subject to garnishment; the homestead exemption from judgments; and personal property exempt from judgments. Amends the Interest Act. Provides that consumer debt judgments of $25,000 or less shall draw interest at a rate of 2% per annum. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/10/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Will Guzzardi
  1/10/2019HouseFirst Reading
  1/10/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/29/2019HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  2/5/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/5/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2019HouseTo Civil Procedure Subcommittee
  2/13/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/6/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 To Civil Procedure Subcommittee
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/29/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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