Public Act 099-0110
HB0095 EnrolledLRB099 03490 HEP 23498 b

    AN ACT concerning civil law.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Code of Civil Procedure is amended by
changing Section 2-1003 as follows:
    (735 ILCS 5/2-1003)  (from Ch. 110, par. 2-1003)
    (Text of Section WITHOUT the changes made by P.A. 89-7,
which has been held unconstitutional)
    Sec. 2-1003. Discovery and depositions.
    (a) Discovery, such as admissions of fact and of
genuineness of documents, physical and mental examinations of
parties and other persons, the taking of any depositions, and
answers to interrogatories, shall be in accordance with rules.
    (b) (Blank) The taking of depositions, whether for use in
evidence or for purposes of discovery in proceedings in this
State or elsewhere, and fees and charges in connection
therewith, shall be in accordance with rules.
    (c) (Blank) A party shall not be required to furnish the
names or addresses of his or her witnesses, except that upon
motion of any party disclosure of the identity of expert
witnesses shall be made to all parties and the court in
sufficient time in advance of trial so as to insure a fair and
equitable preparation of the case by all parties.
    (d) Whenever the defendant in any litigation in this State
has the right to demand a physical or mental examination of the
plaintiff pursuant to statute or Supreme Court Rule, relative
to the occurrence and extent of injuries or damages for which
claim is made, or in connection with the plaintiff's capacity
to exercise any right plaintiff has, or would have but for a
finding based upon such examination, the plaintiff has the
right to have his or her attorney, or such other person as the
plaintiff may wish, present at such physical or mental
    (e) No person or organization shall be required to furnish
claims, loss or risk management information held or provided by
an insurer, which information is described in Section 143.10a
of the "Illinois Insurance Code".
(Source: P.A. 84-1431.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2016