Bill Status of HB7280  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Tom Cross - Elizabeth Coulson - Renee Kosel - Suzanne Bassi - Ruth Munson, Robert W. Pritchard, Eileen Lyons, Bob Biggins, Joe Dunn, Donald L. Moffitt, Sidney H. Mathias, Ed Sullivan, Jr., Sandra M. Pihos, Patricia R. Bellock, John J. Millner and Mike Bost

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/2-1115.01 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Limits recovery in medical and healing arts malpractice cases to the amount that is covered by the physician's medical malpractice insurance or liability insurance. Provides that in no event shall a physician be liable in an amount that would cause him or her to forfeit any of his or her personal assets. Requires a physician to carry a reasonable level of medical malpractice or liability insurance depending on his or her type of practice. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  3/18/2004HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Cross
  3/23/2004HouseFirst Reading
  3/23/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  4/21/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Renee Kosel
  4/21/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  4/21/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  4/21/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  4/21/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eileen Lyons
  4/21/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  4/21/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Dunn
  4/21/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  4/21/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/21/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  4/21/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  4/21/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  6/25/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John J. Millner
  6/25/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die