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 Bill Status of SB1158  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  CIV PRO-CLASS ACTIONS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kirk W. Dillard - Frank C. Watson - Peter J. Roskam - James Pate Philip - Kathleen L. Wojcik

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/2-801from Ch. 110, par. 2-801
735 ILCS 5/2-802from Ch. 110, par. 2-802
735 ILCS 5/2-803from Ch. 110, par. 2-803
735 ILCS 5/2-807 new
735 ILCS 5/2-808 new
735 ILCS 5/2-809 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure in relation to class actions. Adds additional requirements concerning: prerequisites to the maintenance of a class action (including provisions that a class action may be certified only if: the plurality of the class members are residents of Illinois or if the plurality of the class members were physically in Illinois when the cause of action arose; and a class action is superior to other available methods for the fair and efficient adjudication of the controversy); where a class action may be brought; preliminary determinations to be made by the court; notice to the class; coupon and other noncash settlements; loss by class members under a proposed settlement; and attorney's fees.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  2/20/2003SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Frank C. Watson
  2/20/2003SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Peter J. Roskam
  2/20/2003SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. James Pate Philip
  2/20/2003SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kathleen L. Wojcik
  2/20/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

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