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 Bill Status of SB3913  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  EVICTION-SEALING COURT FILE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Karina Villa - Omar Aquino - Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/9-121
735 ILCS 5/9-121.5
735 ILCS 5/9-122
815 ILCS 505/2Z.5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Eviction Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that a sealed court file shall be made available to a State or local government employee or contractor responsible for processing court-based rental assistance. Requires prospective counsel to request a sealed court file in a specified form. Allows a scholarly, public policy, court reform agency, educational, journalistic, or governmental body to access all sealed files by filing a motion with the judge presiding over evictions in that judicial district or county. Changes operative and repeal dates to August 1, 2024 (currently August 1, 2022). Makes conforming changes in the Article and the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  1/21/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/21/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2022SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Karina Villa
  3/4/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  3/4/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas

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