Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Clerks of Courts Act. Provides that in counties having
a population of 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, the fee for filing a
petition to vacate or modify a final order of court or to reconsider a
final judgment or order of court, except in certain specified cases,
if filed more than 30 days after the entry of the judgment or order is
$75. Eliminates the $300 limitation on the clerk accepting a credit or
debit card for the cash deposit of bail bond fees. Authorizes the
county board to require the circuit clerk to establish and maintain a
document evidence storage system and to deposit those moneys into a
Document Evidence Storage Fund in the county treasury.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes a redundant provision relating to the $75 fee for filing
a petition to vacate or modify a final judgment or order of the court
if filed later than 30 days after the entry of the judgment or order.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Provides that a court document evidence fee shall not be charged
to any unit of local government or school district unless the court
orders another party to pay the fee on its behalf.
Last action on Bill: THIRD READING/SHORT DEBATE/LOST 011-097-007
Last action date: APR-05-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
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