Bill Text: IL HB3591 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning commencement of actions and forms of process.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB3591 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB3591-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB3591

Introduced , by Rep. Scott Drury

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
735 ILCS 5/2-201 from Ch. 110, par. 2-201

Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning commencement of actions and forms of process.
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A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning civil law.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Code of Civil Procedure is amended by
5changing Section 2-201 as follows:
6 (735 ILCS 5/2-201) (from Ch. 110, par. 2-201)
7 Sec. 2-201. Commencement of actions - Forms of process.
8 (a) Every action, unless otherwise expressly provided by
9statute, shall be commenced by the the filing of a complaint.
10The clerk shall issue summons upon request of the plaintiff.
11The form and substance of the summons, and of all other
12process, and the issuance of alias process, and the service of
13copies of pleadings shall be according to rules.
14 (b) One or more duplicate original summonses may be issued,
15marked "First Duplicate," "Second Duplicate," etc., as the case
16may be, whenever it will facilitate the service of summons in
17any one or more counties, including the county of venue.
18(Source: P.A. 82-280.)
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