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 Bill Status of SB3992  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  TENANT PROTECTION ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas - Celina Villanueva, Mike Simmons, Robert Peters and Jacqueline Y. Collins

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.970 new
35 ILCS 5/232 new
735 ILCS 5/9-205.5 new
735 ILCS 5/9-207from Ch. 110, par. 9-207
735 ILCS 5/9-209from Ch. 110, par. 9-209
735 ILCS 5/9-210from Ch. 110, par. 9-210
735 ILCS 5/9-211from Ch. 110, par. 9-211
765 ILCS 605/30from Ch. 30, par. 330
50 ILCS 825/Act rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Tenant Protection Act. Provides that a landlord may increase the rent no more than once every 12 months, by an amount no greater than the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index for the same 12-month period or 3%, whichever is lower. Creates the Residential Rental Registry and requires a landlord to pay a rental registry fee. Requires a landlord to register all dwelling units with the Illinois Housing Development Authority by January 15th of each year. Creates the Right to Counsel Program and directs the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts to contract with or enter a memorandum of agreement with an administering entity to administer the Right to Counsel Program. Creates the Small Rental Property Owner Repairs and Improvement Fund and provides that money in the Fund shall be used by the Illinois Housing Development Authority to provide financial support in the form of grants, zero-interest loans, or low-interest loans to owners with no more than 12 dwelling units. Provides that a landlord found liable for charging rent in excess of the Act shall pay the prevailing tenant damages. Creates the Tenant Bill of Rights, with provisions governing exclusions, the identification of an owner and agent, a landlord's right of access, prohibited harassment, required notices, a landlord's responsibility to maintain, a tenant's remedies, security deposits, notification of foreclosure actions, and the prohibition of retaliatory conduct by a landlord. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides for a rental property capital improvement credit. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Adds provisions governing the refusal to renew and the termination of a tenancy for other good cause. Removes a provision regarding the notice to terminate a tenancy for less than a year. Makes other changes. Makes conforming changes in the State Finance Act and the Condominium Property Act. Repeals the Rent Control Preemption Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  1/21/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/21/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/9/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  2/15/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  2/17/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  4/18/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins

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