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 Bill Status of HB0689  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CIV PRO-INVOLUNTARY DISMISSAL

House Sponsors
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/2-619from Ch. 110, par. 2-619


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that a motion for dismissal of an action, supported by an affidavit, may be filed on the grounds that the claim asserted is unenforceable because: (A) the claim was filed for the purposes of securing an unfair business advantage unrelated to the underlying claim; (B) the claim was filed in retaliation for, or in an effort to suppress, a party engaged in political speech or activity; or (C) in any claim filed by any unit of government, the facts alleged are based in whole or in part on an anonymous complainant and: (i) the anonymous complainant providing the factual allegations is not revealed; or (ii) it is reasonable to believe that the complainant made the allegations to a government entity while holding an ulterior motive with regard to the defendant, or for the purposes of retaliating against the defendant for reasons unrelated to the claim.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/5/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  2/8/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/23/2021HouseTo Civil Procedure & Tort Liability Subcommittee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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