90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0120
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CIV PRO-NAPRAPATH-MALPRACTICE                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987.  Makes a technical  change      
   in Section relating to jurisdiction over delinquents.                       
          JUDICIAL NOTE                                                        
          No decrease or increase in the number of judges needed.              
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)                                    
          SB120 fails to create a State mandate.                               
          FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. Corrections)                                       
          There is no fiscal or prison population impact on DOC.               
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE                                                    
          No change from DOC fiscal note.                                      
          HOME RULE NOTE                                                       
          SB 120 does not preempt home rule authority.                         
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.  (House recedes February 4, 1998)               
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          705 ILCS 405/5-1                                                     
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          705 ILCS 405/5-20               from Ch. 37, par. 805-20             
        Deletes everything. Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Pro-        
   vides that if the court finds that a minor is delinquent, it shall          
   state the offense or offenses on which the finding is based.                
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (DCCA)                            
          No change from previous note.                                        
        CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 1.                                     
        Recommends that the House recede from H-am 1.                          
        Recommends that the bill be further amended as follows:                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          705 ILCS 405/5-20                                                    
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          735 ILCS 5/2-622                from Ch. 110, par. 2-622             
        Deletes everything. Amends the Civil Practice Article of the Code      
   of Civil Procedure. Provides that in a healing art malpractice action,      
   if an affidavit of consultation with a health professional is filed as      
   to a defendant who is a naprapath, the written report determining that      
   there is reasonable and meritorious cause for filing the  action  must      
   be  from  a  licensed  naprapath.   This  provision  does not apply to      
   pending actions but only to cases filed  on  or  after  its  effective      
   date.  Effective immediately.                                               
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0579

   Last action date: 98-05-01

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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