|Public Act 097-0329
|LRB097 05311 AJO 45366 b
AN ACT concerning civil law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Code of Civil Procedure is amended by adding
Section 15-1505.6 as follows:
(735 ILCS 5/15-1505.6 new)
Objection to jurisdiction over the person.
(a) In any residential foreclosure action, the deadline for
filing a motion to dismiss the entire proceeding or to quash
service of process that objects to the court's jurisdiction
over the person, unless extended by the court for good cause
shown, is 60 days after the earlier of these events: (i) the
date that the moving party filed an appearance; or (ii) the
date that the moving party participated in a hearing without
filing an appearance.
(b) In any residential foreclosure action, if the objecting
party files a responsive pleading or a motion (other
motion for an extension of time to answer or otherwise appear)
prior to the
filing of a
motion in compliance with subsection
(a), that party waives all objections to
jurisdiction over the party's person.
This Act takes effect upon