Sen. Don Harmon
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AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 3062
AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3062 by replacing
everything after the enacting clause with the following:
The Code of Civil Procedure is amended by
adding Section 2-101.5 as follows:
(735 ILCS 5/2-101.5 new)
Venue in actions asserting constitutional
claims against the State.
(a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Code, if
an action is brought against the State on or after the
effective date of this amendatory Act of the 103rd General
Assembly asserting a cause of action for a violation of the
Constitution of the State of Illinois, venue in that action is
proper only in the County of Sangamon and the County of Cook.
(b) The doctrine of forum non conveniens does not apply to
actions subject to this Section.