102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
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.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning civil law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Code of Civil Procedure is amended by
changing Section 2-1704 as follows:
(735 ILCS 5/2-1704)
(from Ch. 110, par. 2-1704)
Medical Malpractice Action.
As used in this
"medical malpractice action" means any action, whether
in tort, contract or
otherwise, in which
seeks damages for injuries or death by
reason of medical,
hospital, or other healing art malpractice.
The term "healing
art" shall not include care and
treatment by spiritual means
through prayer in accord with the tenets and
practices of a
recognized church or religious denomination.
(Source: P.A. 84-7.)