92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB0157
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HEALTH CARE LIENS-MAXIMUM                                                  

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Clinical Psychologists Lien  Act,  the  Dentists  Lien      
   Act,  the  Emergency  Medical  Services  Personnel  Lien Act, the Home      
   Health Agency Lien Act, the Hospital Lien Act, the Physical  Therapist      
   Lien Act, and the Physicians Lien Act.  Provides that the total amount      
   of  all  liens  under those Acts and subrogation claims may not exceed      
   one-third of the sum paid to an injured person based on a claim  or  a      
   right of action.   Effective June 1, 2001.                                  
          JUDICIAL NOTE (Office of the Illinois Courts)                        
          HB 157 would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges      
          needed in the State.                                                 
          FISCAL NOTE (Office of the Illinois Courts)                          
          HB 157 would have no fiscal impact on the judicial branch.           
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)                        
          There would be no population or cost impact to the Department.       
          STATE MANDATES NOTE (Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs)        
          In the opinion of DCCA, HB 157 creates a due process mandate         
          for which reimbursement of the increased costs to units of           
          local governments is not required under the State Mandates Act.      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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