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Public Act 103-0118


Public Act 0118 103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 103-0118
HB1155 EnrolledLRB103 00101 LNS 45102 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 Drug or Alcohol Impaired Minor
Responsibility Act is amended by changing Section 5 as
    (740 ILCS 58/5)
    Sec. 5. Responsibility of person who supplies alcoholic
liquor or illegal drugs to a person under 18 years of age.
    (a) Any person at least 18 years of age who willfully
supplies alcoholic liquor or illegal drugs to a person under
18 years of age and causes the impairment of such person shall
be liable for death or injuries to persons or property caused
by the impairment of such person.
    (b) A person, or the surviving spouse and next of kin of
any person, who is injured, in person or property, by an
impaired person under the age of 18, and a person under age 18
who is injured in person or property by an impairment that was
caused by alcoholic liquor or illegal drugs that were
willfully supplied by a person over 18 years of age, has a
right of action in his or her own name, jointly and severally,
for damages (including reasonable attorney's fees and
expenses) against any person:
        (i) who, by willfully selling, giving, or delivering
    alcoholic liquor or illegal drugs, causes or contributes
    to the impairment of the person under the age of 18; or
        (ii) who, by willfully permitting consumption of
    alcoholic liquor or illegal drugs on non-residential
    premises owned or controlled by the person over the age of
    18, causes or contributes to the impairment of the person
    under the age of 18.
    (c) An action for damages under this Section is barred
unless commenced within 2 years after the right of action
(Source: P.A. 93-588, eff. 1-1-04.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2024