98TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2013 and 2014
Introduced 1/25/2013, by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
735 ILCS 5/2-1704
from Ch. 110, par. 2-1704
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the
Section defining medical malpractice action.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning civil law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Code of Civil Procedure is amended by
changing Section 2-1704 as follows:
(735 ILCS 5/2-1704)
(from Ch. 110, par. 2-1704)
Medical Malpractice Action.
As used in this
"medical malpractice action" means any action, whether in
tort, contract or
otherwise, in which
damages for injuries or death by
reason of medical, hospital,
or other healing art malpractice.
The term "healing art" shall
not include care and
treatment by spiritual means through
prayer in accord with the tenets and
practices of a recognized
church or religious denomination.
(Source: P.A. 84-7.)