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 Bill Status of SB3973  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  FORECLOSURE-SEAL FILE-COVID19

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura M. Murphy

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/15-1515 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mortgage Foreclosure Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Requires a court file to be sealed upon the commencement of any foreclosure action during the COVID-19 emergency and economic recovery period. Provides that if a residential eviction action filed during the COVID-19 emergency and economic recovery period is pending on the effective date of the amendatory Act and is not sealed, the court shall order the sealing of the court file. Provides that the amendatory Act applies to any action to foreclose a mortgage relating to (i) residential real estate, and (ii) real estate improved with a dwelling structure containing dwelling units for 6 or fewer families living independently of each other in which the mortgagor is a natural person landlord renting the dwelling units, even if the mortgagor does not occupy any of the dwelling units as the mortgagor's personal residence. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  1/21/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/21/2022SenateReferred to Assignments

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