(735 ILCS 5/13-214.1)
(from Ch. 110, par. 13-214.1)
Action for damages involving criminal
(a) Actions for damages for an injury described in Section 13-202
or Section 13-203 arising out of first degree murder or the commission of
a Class X felony
by the person against whom the action is brought may be commenced no later
than 10 years after the person who inflicted such injury has completed his
or her sentence therefor.
(b) For an action for damages arising out of: theft of property exceeding $100,000 in value under Section 16-1 of the Criminal Code of 2012; identity theft under subsection (a) of Section 16-30 of the Criminal Code of 2012; aggravated identity theft under subsection (b) of Section 16-30 of the Criminal Code of 2012; financial exploitation of an elderly person or a person with a disability under Section 17-56 of the Criminal Code of 2012; or any offense set forth in Article 16H or Section 17-10.6 of the Criminal Code of 2012, the action may be commenced within 10 years of the last act committed in furtherance of the crime. However, if any other provision of law provides for a longer limitation period, then the longer limitation period applies.
(Source: P.A. 101-136, eff. 7-26-19.)