Bill Status of SB3637 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CIV PRO-PREJUDGMENT INTEREST
Sen. Dan McConchie
| 1/19/2022||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Removes provisions providing that: in all actions brought to recover damages for personal injury or wrongful death resulting from or occasioned by the conduct of any other person or entity, whether by negligence, willful and wanton misconduct, intentional conduct, or strict liability of the other person or entity, the plaintiff shall recover prejudgment interest on specified damages and costs set forth in the judgment; neither the State nor a local public entity shall be liable to pay prejudgment interest; and for any personal injury or wrongful death occurring before July 1, 2021 (the effective date of Public Act 102-6), the prejudgment interest shall begin to accrue on the later of July 1, 2021 or the date the action is filed.