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Full Text of HB1960  97th General Assembly




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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 adding
5Section 15-1505.6 as follows:
6    (735 ILCS 5/15-1505.6 new)
7    Sec. 15-1505.6. Objection to jurisdiction over the person.
8    (a) In any residential foreclosure action, the deadline for
9filing a motion to dismiss the entire proceeding or to quash
10service of process that objects to the court's jurisdiction
11over the person, unless extended by the court for good cause
12shown, is 60 days after the earlier of these events: (i) the
13date that the moving party filed an appearance; or (ii) the
14date that the moving party participated in a hearing without
15filing an appearance.
16    (b) In any residential foreclosure action, if the objecting
17party files a responsive pleading or a motion (other than a
18motion for an extension of time to answer or otherwise appear)
19prior to the filing of a motion in compliance with subsection
20(a), that party waives all objections to the court's
21jurisdiction over the party's person.
22    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon



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1becoming law.