90th General Assembly
Summary of HB2150
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Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the Optometrists Lien Act.  Provides that every  licensed      
   optometrist  practicing  in Illinois shall have a lien upon all claims      
   and causes of action for the amount of his or her reasonable  charges.      
   Provides for notice and service of the lien.  Provides that payment in      
   good  faith  to  a person other than the licensed optometrist prior to      
   the service of notice of the lien shall, to the extent of the  payment      
   made,  bar or prevent the creation of a lien.  Provides for attachment      
   of the lien to any verdict, judgment, order, or compromise  settlement      
   in  any  suit  or action by the injured person based on a negligent or      
   wrongful act. Provides for the examination of a licensed optometrist's      
   records by the injured person.  Provides that failure to  comply  with      
   the  provisions  of  this  Act shall cause the lien to become null and      
   void.  Provides  for  the  adjudication  of  claims  under  this  Act.      
   Provides that no lien under this Act affects the priority of any liens      
   under the Attorneys Lien Act or the Hospital Lien Act.                      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0165

   Last action date: 97-07-23

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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