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Full Text of HB0625  102nd General Assembly


Sen. Bill Cunningham

Filed: 5/31/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 625 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Code of Civil Procedure is amended by
5changing Section 13-207 as follows:
6    (735 ILCS 5/13-207)  (from Ch. 110, par. 13-207)
7    Sec. 13-207. Counterclaim or set-off. A defendant may
8plead a set-off or counterclaim barred by the statute of
9limitation or the statute of repose, while held and owned by
10him or her, to any action, the cause of which was owned by the
11plaintiff or person under whom he or she claims, before such
12set-off or counterclaim was so barred, and not otherwise. This
13section shall not affect the right of a bona fide assignee of a
14negotiable instrument assigned before due. The changes made to
15this Section by this amendatory Act of the 102nd General
16Assembly apply to claims initiated on or after the effective



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1date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly.
2(Source: P.A. 83-707.)
3    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
4becoming law.".