|Public Act 101-0403|
|SB1526 Enrolled||LRB101 06794 LNS 51821 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 2-604.2 and by repealing Section 2-604 as follows:
(735 ILCS 5/2-604.2 new)
Requesting remedies from the court.
(a) Except in personal injury actions, every count in every
complaint and counterclaim must request specific remedies the
party believes it should receive from the court.
In a personal injury action, a party may not claim an
amount of money unless necessary to comply with the circuit
court rules about where a case is assigned. In a personal
injury action, if a complaint is filed that contains an amount
claimed and the claim is not necessary to comply with the
circuit court rules about where a case is assigned, the
complaint shall be dismissed without prejudice on the
defendant's motion or on the court's own motion.
(b) A party may request remedies from the court in the
alternative. A request for a remedy from the court that is not
supported by allegations in the complaint or counterclaim may
be objected to by motion or in the answering pleading.
(c) Except in the case of default, the remedies requested