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Full Text of SB0308  102nd General Assembly

SB0308 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SB0308

 

Introduced 2/19/2021, by Sen. Dan McConchie

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
735 ILCS 5/2-1704  from Ch. 110, par. 2-1704

    Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the Section defining medical malpractice action.


LRB102 10848 LNS 16178 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

SB0308LRB102 10848 LNS 16178 b

1    AN ACT concerning civil law.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Code of Civil Procedure is amended by
5changing Section 2-1704 as follows:
 
6    (735 ILCS 5/2-1704)  (from Ch. 110, par. 2-1704)
7    Sec. 2-1704. Medical Malpractice Action. As used in this
8Part, "medical malpractice action" means any action, whether
9in tort, contract or otherwise, in which the the plaintiff
10seeks damages for injuries or death by reason of medical,
11hospital, or other healing art malpractice. The term "healing
12art" shall not include care and treatment by spiritual means
13through prayer in accord with the tenets and practices of a
14recognized church or religious denomination.
15(Source: P.A. 84-7.)