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 Bill Status of SB0151  94th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. David Luechtefeld - Frank C. Watson - Gary G. Dahl

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
705 ILCS 35/40 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Circuit Courts Act. Creates a separate circuit court within each appellate district solely for medical malpractice actions. Requires that the Supreme Court appoint a selection panel to recommend medical malpractice circuit judges from among circuit judges who possess specified qualifications. The Supreme Court then assigns judges to the medical malpractice court. Provides for jury pools to be drawn from the entire appellate district. Effective July 1, 2005.

DateChamber Action
  2/2/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. David Luechtefeld
  2/2/2005SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Frank C. Watson
  2/2/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/2/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  2/2/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary G. Dahl
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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