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 Bill Status of HB4222  99th General Assembly

Short Description:  CIV PRO-VENUE

House Sponsors
Rep. Jim Durkin - Dwight Kay - Avery Bourne - Terri Bryant - Keith R. Wheeler, Mark Batinick, Ron Sandack, Ed Sullivan, Margo McDermed, David McSweeney, Tom Demmer and C.D. Davidsmeyer

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/2-101from Ch. 110, par. 2-101
735 ILCS 5/2-102from Ch. 110, par. 2-102
735 ILCS 5/2-103from Ch. 110, par. 2-103
735 ILCS 5/2-110 new
735 ILCS 5/2-1107.1from Ch. 110, par. 2-1107.1
735 ILCS 5/2-1117from Ch. 110, par. 2-1117
735 ILCS 5/2-1205.2 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Deletes a provision authorizing an action to be commenced in any county when all defendants are nonresidents of this State. Limits venue for actions against corporations, partnerships, and insurance companies. Provides that in actions in which none of the parties is a resident of this State and over which another forum has jurisdiction, the court shall, upon motion, dismiss the action subject to specified conditions. Provides that joint and several liability attaches when a defendant is found to be 50%, rather than 25%, at fault. Limits amounts recovered for medical care, treatment, or services and caretaking expenses to the amounts actually paid for those expenses regardless of the amounts initially billed. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  5/22/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin
  5/22/2015HouseFirst Reading
  5/22/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/25/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  5/25/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
  5/25/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  5/25/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  5/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  5/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  5/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan
  5/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  5/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David McSweeney
  5/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
  5/29/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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