CT OF CLAIMS ACT-CLAIMS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Court of Claims Act. Deletes provisions requiring the
court to hold regular session at specified times. Provides that the
court has exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine certain claims
for expenses in civil litigation. Provides that the court does not
have jurisdiction to review administrative decisions for which a
statute provides that review shall be in the circuit court. Provides
that the court shall provide, by rule, for the maintenance of separate
records of claims that arise solely due to lapsed appropriations and
for claims for which the amount of recovery sought is less than $5,000
(now $2,500). Provides that no filing fee shall be required in
certain cases. Provides that a claimant is not required to file a
certain notice required by the Act if he or she files his or her claim
within one year of its accrual. Provides that the court may direct
immediate payment of certain claims where the amount of the award of
the court is less than $5,000 (now $2,500). Repeals provisions
concerning a statement of decisions. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
740 ILCS 45/2 from Ch. 70, par. 72
Deletes everything. Reinserts similar provisions. Amends the
Crime Victims Compensation Act. Includes aggravated battery with a
firearm in the definition of "crime of violence". Provides that the
term "crime of violence" does not include crimes constituting
terrorism as defined in 18 U.S.C. 2331. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE (Court of Claims)
There would be no negative fiscal impact from SB942. Additional
federal funding for losses from terrorism would be a positive
fiscal impact, and other provisions will result in minor sav-
ings to the State.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (DCCA)
Fails to create a State mandate.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0492
Last action date: 97-08-17
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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