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 Bill Status of HB4968  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  WRONGFUL DEATH-PUNITIVE DAMAGE

House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford - William Davis - Cyril Nichols, Camille Y. Lilly, Michael J. Zalewski, Joyce Mason, Kelly M. Cassidy, Will Guzzardi, Natalie A. Manley and Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
740 ILCS 180/1from Ch. 70, par. 1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Wrongful Death Act. Allows for the recovery of punitive damages in a wrongful death action.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/26/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  1/27/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  2/14/2022HouseTo Civil Procedure & Tort Liability Subcommittee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/16/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Cyril Nichols
  3/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  3/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  3/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/30/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

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