Bills Pending Illinois Senate Judiciary Committee

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ILSB0259IntroAmends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Allows a court to order the relocation of a child on a temporary basis before the entry of a final allocation judgment if it is in the best interests of the child. Provides that a temporar...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0255IntroAmends the Mortgage Foreclosure Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that the order confirming the sale of property may approve the mortgagee's fees and costs (i) arising between the entry of the judgment of foreclosure and the confirmati...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0227IntroAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that the Act does not apply to the overcollection of any tax by a person, to the extent such overcollected tax is remitted to a government entity or agency. Provides that a tax ...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0257IntroAmends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Deletes language providing that: all counseling sessions shall be confidential; and communications in counseling shall not be used in any manner in litigation nor relied upon by any expert...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0258IntroAmends a Section of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act regarding health insurance coverage for children. Defines "insurance obligee" as an individual to whom a health insurance obligation is owed on behalf of a child and "insurance...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0300IntroAmends the Biometric Information Privacy Act. Changes the definitions of "biometric information" and "written consent". Provides that a right of action shall be commenced within one year after the cause of action accrued, if, prior to initiating any ...
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2021-02-24
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ILSB0277IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Allows the Supreme Court to provide for mandatory arbitration of civil actions as the Court deems appropriate in order to expedite in a less costly manner any litigation wherein a party asserts a claim not exceedin...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0301IntroAmends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that in the case of an employee who is a volunteer, paid-on-call, or part-time firefighter, emergency medical technician, or paramedic, compensation for temporary total incapacity shall commence on the d...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0225IntroAmends the Illinois Identification Card Act and the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall not provide facial recognition search services or photographs obtained in the process of issuing an identification card or a driver'...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0215IntroAmends the Homeowners' Energy Policy Statement Act. Changes the definition of "solar storage mechanism" to include batteries. Provides that the entity may determine the specific configuration of the elements of a solar energy system on a given roof f...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0207IntroAmends the Title Insurance Act. Provides that it is unlawful for any person or legal entity to act as or hold itself out to be a title insurance agent without procuring a title insurance license from the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regula...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0213IntroAmends the Court of Claims Act. Provides that the Court of Claims has exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine all quantum meruit claims by medical vendors for medical services rendered by the claimant to a person eligible for medical assistance ...
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2021-02-24
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ILSB0154IntroAmends the Housing Authorities Act. In provisions concerning the duties of a Housing Authority concerning rentals and tenant selection, provides that a Housing Authority shall not restrict any tenant from owning or maintaining one or more common hous...
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2021-02-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0074IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides limitations upon a nonexpert's opinion or inference testimony. Sets forth requirements regarding: qualifications, testimony, disclosure, and compensation of expert witnesses; bases of expert opinion testim...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0107IntroAmends the Adoption Act. Provides that a spouse or civil union partner is not required to join in a petition for the adoption of an adult if a petitioner is a former stepparent of that adult. Provides that the residence requirement for adoption shall...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0153IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that in a prosecution of a case involving the injury, health, or safety of a cat or dog, the court may, on its own motion or motion of any party, appoint a licensed attorney-at-law of the State ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0139IntroAmends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Provides that upon completion of an affidavit provided by the county clerk, a person, still currently married, may request a certificate of the person's current marriage free of any gender...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0075IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that, if none of the parties joined in good faith as defendants in a civil case is a resident of this State, an action against those defendants may be commenced in this State only in the county in which th...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0109IntroAmends the Health Care Surrogate Act. Changes certain uses of the term "qualified physician" to "qualified health care practitioner". Provides that execution of a POLST form shall not be a requirement for admission to any facility or a precondition t...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0178IntroAmends the Public Construction Bond Act. Provides that no retainage may be withheld by a unit of local government from a contractor who furnishes the bond or bond substitute required by the Act, nor may a contractor withhold retainage from its subcon...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0079IntroCreates the Transparency in Lawsuits Protection Act. Provides that the purpose of the Act is to ensure that any Act, regulatory or otherwise, enacted in this State shall not create a private right of action unless such a right is expressly stated in ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0076IntroAmends provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure pertaining to class actions. Adds additional requirements concerning: prerequisites to the maintenance of a class action (including provisions that a class action may be certified only if: the pluralit...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0057IntroAmends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Provides that, in addition to the factors the court shall consider when determining whether to grant visitation to certain non-parents, the court shall also consider whether there exist an...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0077IntroReenacts and changes various provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure relating to product liability actions that were added by Public Act 89-7, which was held to be void in its entirety by the Illinois Supreme Court in Best v. Taylor Machine Works, ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0197IntroAmends the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. Repeals the Act on January 1, 2023 (rather than January 1, 2022). Amends the Clerks of Courts Act. Provides that a Section concerning circuit court clerk fees is repealed on January 1, 2023 (rather than...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0084IntroAuthorizes the Director of the Department of Natural Resources to deliver a quitclaim deed for a portion of real property in Peoria County to the Village of Dunlap for $1, subject to specified conditions. Effective immediately.
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0195IntroAmends the Adoption Act. Provides that a "related child" includes a child subject to adoption where either or both of the adopting parents is a former step-parent.
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0078IntroCreates the Full and Fair Noneconomic Damages Act. Provides that, in determining noneconomic damages, the fact finder may not consider: (i) evidence of a defendant's alleged wrongdoing, misconduct, or guilt; (ii) evidence of the defendant's wealth or...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0191IntroAmends the Assisted Living and Shared Housing Act and the Nursing Home Care Act. Directs assisted living establishments and facilities licensed under the Nursing Home Care Act to institute written policies and procedures regarding the acceptance of p...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0116IntroAmends the Business Corporation Act of 1983. Provides that if the board of directors is authorized to determine the place of a meeting of shareholders, the board of directors may determine that the meeting shall not be held at any place, but may inst...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0071IntroAmends the Eviction Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Deletes language that precludes an eviction action in the case of a vendee obtaining possession under a written or verbal agreement to purchase lands or tenements, failing to comply with the...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0111IntroAmends the Condominium Property Act. Provides that any unit owner objecting to a sale of the property shall have 30 (instead of 20) days from the date of the meeting approving the sale of the property to file a written objection. Provides that for th...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0097IntroAmends the Illinois Notary Public Act. Provides requirements concerning electronic notarization and electronic notaries public. Amends the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act. Provides that a paper or tangible copy of an electronic documen...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0080IntroAmends the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that, in a case regarding temporary guardianship, if no limited or plenary guardian has been appointed in a case regarding temporary guardianship, the court may grant an extension up to an additional 60 days o...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0072IntroCreates the Electronic Wills and Remote Witnesses Act. Provides that an electronic will shall be executed by the testator or by some person in the testator's presence and at the testator's direction, and attested to in the testator's presence by 2 or...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0113IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that condominium associations and homeowner associations may also file appeals with the Property Tax Appeal Board.
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0046IntroAmends the Conveyances Act. Provides that special warranty deeds may be made in a specified form. Provides that every deed in substance in the specified form shall be deemed and held a conveyance in fee simple, to the grantee, his or her heirs and as...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0112IntroAmends the Condominium Property Act. Provides that the bylaws of each condominium association shall provide that, if the meeting of the board of managers is to be held without the physical presence of all of the members of the board by telephonic mea...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0040IntroAmends the Civil Practice Law of the Code of Civil Procedure to add a Part concerning asbestos trust claims. Provides that within 30 days after an asbestos action is filed, the plaintiff shall provide all parties with certain disclosures. Provides th...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0114IntroAmends the Condominium Property Act. Provides that to sell a condominium property, there shall be the following percentage of affirmative votes of the unit owners: 75% for a property with 4 to 6 units (rather than 4 or more units); or 85% for a prope...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0096IntroAmends the Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act. Provides that a public entity or a public employee is not liable for injury caused by any unauthorized access to government records, data, or electronic information systems b...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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