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 Bill Status of SB2143  98th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Sue Rezin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/12-603.1from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-603.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that evidence of failure to comply with the seat belt requirements of the Illinois Vehicle Code may be admitted in litigation related to a motor vehicle accident for the purpose of mitigating damages in subsequent civil litigation. Provides that this mitigation will apply only to damages for pain and suffering and not to recovery of economic loss or medical payments. Maintains the prohibition on admission of evidence of failure to use child restraints as required under the Child Passenger Protection Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Sue Rezin
  2/15/2013SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/5/2013SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/13/2013SenateTo Subcommittee on Tort Reform
  3/22/2013SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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