CIV PRO-COSTS-POOR PERSONS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Replaces existing provisions
concerning waiver of court costs for poor persons with provisions
authorizing a court to waive court costs and other fees of a person
who meets specified income criteria or who receives certain types of
public assistance. Authorizes a court to appoint counsel to represent
an indigent person. Deletes language providing that a party
represented by a civil legal services provider is entitled to
transcripts on appeal without charge and without the necessity of a
motion. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
735 ILCS 5/5-105.5
Restores language providing that a party represented by a civil
legal services provider is entitled to transcripts on appeal without
charge and without the necessity of a motion.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3. (House recedes May 26, 1999)
Adds reference to:
735 ILCS 5/2-1101 from Ch. 110, par. 2-1101
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that when there is
a conflict between a subpoenaed expert witness and the subpoenaing
party about witness fees, the court, after determining a reasonable
fee, shall order payment by the subpoenaing party.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0621
Last action date: 99-08-19
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
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