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Full Text of HB3062  103rd General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning civil law.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 2. The Code of Civil Procedure is amended by
5adding Section 2-101.5 as follows:
6    (735 ILCS 5/2-101.5 new)
7    Sec. 2-101.5. Venue in actions asserting constitutional
8claims against the State.
9    (a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Code, if
10an action is brought against the State or any of its officers,
11employees, or agents acting in an official capacity on or
12after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 103rd
13General Assembly seeking declaratory or injunctive relief
14against any State statute, rule, or executive order based on
15an alleged violation of the Constitution of the State of
16Illinois or the Constitution of the United States, venue in
17that action is proper only in the County of Sangamon and the
18County of Cook.
19    (b) The doctrine of forum non conveniens does not apply to
20actions subject to this Section.
21    (c) As used in this Section, "State" has the meaning given
22to that term in Section 1 of the State Employee
23Indemnification Act.



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1    (d) The provisions of this Section do not apply to claims
2arising out of collective bargaining disputes between the
3State of Illinois and the representatives of its employees.
4    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5becoming law.