Bill Status of SB1459 94th General Assembly
Short Description: CIV PRO-CLASS ACTIONS
Sen. Kirk W. Dillard - Don Harmon
| 1/9/2007||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure in relation to class actions. Adds additional requirements concerning: prerequisites to the maintenance of a class action (including provisions that a class action may be certified only if: the plurality of the class members are residents of Illinois or if the plurality of the class members were physically in Illinois when the cause of action arose; and a class action is superior to other available methods for the fair and efficient adjudication of the controversy); where a class action may be brought; preliminary determinations to be made by the court; notice to the class; coupon and other noncash settlements; loss by class members under a proposed settlement; and attorney's fees.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/23/2005||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kirk W. Dillard|| 2/23/2005||Senate||First Reading|| 2/23/2005||Senate||Referred to Rules|| 3/2/2005||Senate||Assigned to Judiciary|| 3/9/2005||Senate||Postponed - Judiciary|| 3/16/2005||Senate||Postponed - Judiciary|| 3/17/2005||Senate||Postponed - Judiciary|| 3/18/2005||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules|| 5/4/2006||Senate||Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon|| 1/9/2007||Senate||Session Sine Die|