|Public Act 095-0914
||LRB095 13745 DRJ 39472 b
AN ACT concerning civil law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Parental Responsibility Law is amended by
changing Sections 3 and 5 as follows:
(740 ILCS 115/3)
(from Ch. 70, par. 53)
The parent or legal guardian of an
unemancipated minor who resides with
such parent or legal
guardian is liable for actual damages for the wilful
malicious acts of such minor which cause injury to a person or
including damages caused by a minor who has been
adjudicated a delinquent for
Section 21-1.3 of the
Criminal Code of 1961.
Reasonable attorney's fees may be
that is not a
any action under this Act.
If the plaintiff is a governmental
unit, reasonable attorney's fees may be awarded up to $15,000.
The changes to this Section made by this amendatory Act of
the 95th General Assembly apply to causes of action accruing on
or after its effective date.
(Source: P.A. 90-311, eff. 1-1-98.)
(740 ILCS 115/5)
(from Ch. 70, par. 55)
Limitation on damages; damages allowable.