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House Sponsors
Rep. Jay Hoffman - André Thapedi - Ann M. Williams - Elizabeth Hernandez - Delia C. Ramirez, Emanuel Chris Welch, Rita Mayfield, Jonathan Carroll and Daniel Didech

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/2-108from Ch. 110, par. 2-108

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that all actions shall be tried in the county in which they are commenced, unless a statute specifically requires transfer to a different county (rather than except as otherwise provided by law). Abolishes the doctrine of intrastate forum non conveniens.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
  2/26/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  3/3/2020HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/3/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/3/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  3/5/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  3/13/2020HouseTo Civil Procedure Subcommittee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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