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 Bill Status of SB2179  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PERSONAL ACTIONS-ATTORNEYS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Rachelle Crowe and Jason A. Barickman

House Sponsors
(Rep. Ann M. Williams and Andrew S. Chesney)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/13/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0377

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/13-214.3from Ch. 110, par. 13-214.3


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Limitations Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that an attorney malpractice action in which the injury did not occur until the death of the person for whom the professional services were rendered may not be commenced in any event more than 6 years after the date the professional services were performed. Provides, with exceptions, that the changes apply to every cause of action, regardless of the date that the cause of action accrues.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  3/16/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason A. Barickman
  3/16/2021SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  4/14/2021SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 009-000-000
  4/14/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2021
  4/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** April 21, 2021
  4/23/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-001
  4/26/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/26/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  4/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  4/27/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/27/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  5/12/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 010-005-000
  5/12/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/20/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 078-036-000
  5/20/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2021SenateSent to the Governor
  8/13/2021SenateGovernor Approved
  8/13/2021SenateEffective Date January 1, 2022
  8/13/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0377

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