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 Bill Status of SB0277  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MANDATORY ARBITRATION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Scott M. Bennett

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael Halpin)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/9/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0089

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/2-1001Afrom Ch. 110, par. 2-1001A


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Allows the Supreme Court to provide for mandatory arbitration of civil actions as the Court deems appropriate in order to expedite in a less costly manner any litigation wherein a party asserts a claim not exceeding $75,000 (rather than $50,000) or any lesser amount as authorized by the Supreme Court. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  2/19/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/19/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/24/2021SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/9/2021SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 007-000-000
  3/9/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 10, 2021
  3/24/2021SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** March 25, 2021
  4/21/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  5/5/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Judiciary - Civil Committee; 016-000-000
  5/5/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/12/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/12/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/14/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  5/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 111-000-000
  5/21/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2021SenateSent to the Governor
  7/9/2021SenateGovernor Approved
  7/9/2021SenateEffective Date July 9, 2021
  7/9/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0089

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