92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB0811
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Short description: 
BLDG & CONSTRUCTN CONTRACT-NEW                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the Building and  Construction  Contract  Act.   Provides      
   that  a  provision  in a building and construction contract making the      
   contract subject to the laws of another state or requiring litigation,      
   arbitration, or dispute resolution to take place in another  state  is      
   void and unenforceable.  Effective immediately.                             
          FISCAL NOTE (Office of the Illinois Courts)                          
          HB 811 may increase judicial workloads; however, it is not           
          anticipated that the bill would have a substantial fiscal            
          impact on the judicial branch.                                       
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Provides that the Building and Construction  Contract  Act  shall      
   not  apply  (i)  to  provisions contained in or executed in connection      
   with any building and construction  contract  awarded  by  the  United      
   States  or  any other state or (ii) to any person primarily engaged in      
   the business of selling tangible personal property.                         
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0657

   Last action date: JUL-16-2002

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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