IL SB0668 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)
Status: Introduced on February 25 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-23 - Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Creates the COVID-19 Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program Act. Contains provisions for: the Federal Emergency Rental Assistance program; accessibility and transparency; process for further prioritizing applicants for financial assistance and housing stability services; and required notifications and correspondence. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes changes concerning the sealing of court files. Provides that certain new provisions concerning sealing of court files in a residential eviction action apply until August 1, 2022. Contains provisions for: the sealing of a court file in a residential eviction action; emergency sealing of a court file in a residential eviction action during the COVID-19 emergency and economic recovery period; and a temporary COVID-19 stay of certain foreclosure proceedings and filings. Makes corresponding changes to a provision regarding demand for rent and eviction actions. Makes corresponding changes in the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Effective immediately.

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2021-03-23SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
2021-03-23SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
2021-03-10SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
2021-03-09SenateAssigned to Judiciary
2021-03-04SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
2021-02-25SenateReferred to Assignments
2021-02-25SenateFirst Reading
2021-02-25SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Omar Aquino

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
735515-1513New CodeSee Bill Text
735515-1514New CodeSee Bill Text
73559-121Amended CodeCitation Text
73559-121.5New CodeSee Bill Text
73559-122New CodeSee Bill Text
8155052Z.5New CodeSee Bill Text

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