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Full Text of SB3075  98th General Assembly


Rep. Kelly Burke

Filed: 11/25/2014





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 3075 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by changing
5Section 4-11001 as follows:
6    (55 ILCS 5/4-11001)  (from Ch. 34, par. 4-11001)
7    Sec. 4-11001. Juror fees. Each county shall pay to grand
8and petit jurors for their services in attending courts the sum
9of $25 in the first day and thereafter $50 $4 for each day of
10necessary attendance at such courts as jurors in counties of
11the first class, the sum of $5 for each day in counties of the
12second class, and the sum of $10 for each day in counties of
13the third class, or such higher amount as may be fixed by the
14county board.
15    In addition, jurors shall receive such travel expense as
16may be determined by the county board, provided that jurors in



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1counties of the first class and second class shall receive at
2least 10 cents per mile for their travel expense. Mileage shall
3be allowed for travel during a juror's term as well as for
4travel at the opening and closing of his term.
5    If a judge so orders, a juror shall also receive
6reimbursement for the actual cost of day care incurred by the
7juror during his or her service on a jury.
8    The juror fees for service, transportation, and day care
9shall be paid out of the county treasury.
10    The clerk of the court shall furnish to each juror without
11fee whenever he is discharged a certificate of the number of
12days' attendance at court, and upon presentation thereof to the
13county treasurer, he shall pay to the juror the sum provided
14for his service.
15    Any juror may elect to waive the fee paid for service,
16transportation, or day care, or any combination thereof.
17(Source: P.A. 97-840, eff. 1-1-13.)
18    Section 10. The Code of Civil Procedure is amended by
19changing Section 2-1105 as follows:
20    (735 ILCS 5/2-1105)  (from Ch. 110, par. 2-1105)
21    Sec. 2-1105. Jury demand.
22    (a) A plaintiff desirous of a trial by jury must file a
23demand therefor with the clerk at the time the action is
24commenced. A defendant desirous of a trial by jury must file a



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1demand therefor not later than the filing of his or her answer.
2Otherwise, the party waives a jury. If an action is filed
3seeking equitable relief and the court thereafter determines
4that one or more of the parties is or are entitled to a trial by
5jury, the plaintiff, within 3 days from the entry of such order
6by the court, or the defendant, within 6 days from the entry of
7such order by the court, may file his or her demand for trial
8by jury with the clerk of the court. If the plaintiff files a
9jury demand and thereafter waives a jury, any defendant and, in
10the case of multiple defendants, if the defendant who filed a
11jury demand thereafter waives a jury, any other defendant shall
12be granted a jury trial upon demand therefor made promptly
13after being advised of the waiver and upon payment of the
14proper fees, if any, to the clerk.
15    (b) All jury cases where the claim for damages is $50,000
16or less shall be tried by a jury of 6, unless either party
17demands a jury of 12. If a fee in connection with a jury demand
18is required by statute or rule of court, the fee for a jury of 6
19shall be 1/2 the fee for a jury of 12. A party demanding a jury
20of 12 after another party has paid the applicable fee for a
21jury of 6 shall pay the remaining 1/2 of the fee applicable to
22a jury of 12. If alternate jurors are requested, an additional
23fee established by the county shall be charged for each
24alternate juror requested. For all cases filed prior to the
25effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General
26Assembly, if a party has paid for a jury of 12, that party may



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1demand a jury of 12 upon proof of payment.
2(Source: P.A. 94-206, eff. 1-1-06.)
3    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect June 1,