|Public Act 096-0901
||LRB096 09908 AJO 20071 b
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 adding
Section 15-1501.5 as follows:
(735 ILCS 5/15-1501.5 new)
Return from combat stay.
In addition to
any rights and obligations provided under the federal Service
members Civil Relief Act, whenever it is determined in a
foreclosure proceeding that the mortgagor defendant is a person
who was deployed to a combat or combat support posting while on
active military duty and serving overseas within the previous
12 months, the court must stay the proceedings for a period of
90 days upon application to the court by the mortgagor
defendant. "Active military duty" means, for purposes of this
Section, service on active duty as a member of the Armed Forces
of the United States, the Illinois National Guard, or any
reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States.