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 Bill Status of HB4760  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  EVICTIONS-SEAL COURT RECORD

House Sponsors
Rep. Theresa Mah - Emanuel Chris Welch - Juliana Stratton, Elizabeth Hernandez, Christian L. Mitchell, Camille Y. Lilly, Sonya M. Harper, Carol Ammons, Nicholas K Smith, Will Guzzardi, Arthur Turner, Rita Mayfield, LaToya Greenwood, Thaddeus Jones, Justin Slaughter, Mary E. Flowers, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., William Davis and Al Riley

Hearings
Judiciary - Civil Committee Hearing Apr 25 2018 8:30AM Stratton Building Room C-1 Springfield, IL
Civil Procedure Subcommittee Hearing Apr 25 2018 8:31AM Stratton Building Room C-1 Springfield, IL


Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/19/2018HouseTo Civil Procedure Subcommittee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/9-121
735 ILCS 5/9-122 new
815 ILCS 505/2Zfrom Ch. 121 1/2, par. 262Z


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that upon the filing of an eviction action, the clerk of the circuit court shall immediately seal the court file and mail a specified notice to the defendants in the action. Provides that the clerk shall unseal the file after 30 days after the entry of an eviction order under specified circumstances. Provides that unsealed files shall be re-sealed no later than 5 years after the eviction action was filed or by order of the court. Restricts access to a sealed court record to specified persons. Provides that the clerk of the circuit court shall maintain a record in the aggregate of the number of for-cause and not-for-cause eviction actions, and a count of the final dispositions of for-cause and not-for-cause eviction actions. Restricts the dissemination of any information contained in a sealed court file and provides that certain violations of the restrictions constitute an unlawful practice under the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Makes a corresponding change in the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/13/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/13/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  2/27/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
  2/28/2018HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Theresa Mah
  2/28/2018HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K Smith
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  3/2/2018HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/21/2018HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/23/2018HouseTo Civil Procedure Subcommittee
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/19/2018HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  4/19/2018HouseTo Civil Procedure Subcommittee
  4/19/2018HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2018

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