Bill Sponsors: IL SB2481 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Commitment to Justice Act and includes legislative findings. Amends the Court of Claims Act. Removes the $100,000 limit on awards in tort cases. Provides that the changes apply to cases filed on or after July 1, 2015. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 19-1)

Status: (Passed) 2018-11-29 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1124 [SB2481 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

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Senator Michael Hastings [D]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-019FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
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