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Public Act 101-0136


Public Act 0136 101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 101-0136
HB2287 EnrolledLRB101 07122 LNS 52160 b

    AN ACT concerning civil law.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Code of Civil Procedure is amended by
changing Section 13-214.1 as follows:
    (735 ILCS 5/13-214.1)  (from Ch. 110, par. 13-214.1)
    Sec. 13-214.1. Action for damages involving criminal acts.
    (a) Actions for damages for an injury described in Section
13-202 or Section 13-203 arising out of first degree murder or
the commission of a Class X felony by the person against whom
the action is brought may be commenced no later than 10 years
after the person who inflicted such injury has completed his or
her sentence therefor.
    (b) For an action for damages arising out of: theft of
property exceeding $100,000 in value under Section 16-1 of the
Criminal Code of 2012; identity theft under subsection (a) of
Section 16-30 of the Criminal Code of 2012; aggravated identity
theft under subsection (b) of Section 16-30 of the Criminal
Code of 2012; financial exploitation of an elderly person or a
person with a disability under Section 17-56 of the Criminal
Code of 2012; or any offense set forth in Article 16H or
Section 17-10.6 of the Criminal Code of 2012, the action may be
commenced within 10 years of the last act committed in
furtherance of the crime. However, if any other provision of
law provides for a longer limitation period, then the longer
limitation period applies.
(Source: P.A. 85-293.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,

Effective Date: 7/26/2019