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 Bill Status of HB4786  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  LANDLORDS-ELECTRONIC PAYMENTS

House Sponsors
Rep. Anne Stava-Murray - Delia C. Ramirez - La Shawn K. Ford - Camille Y. Lilly, Dagmara Avelar, Sonya M. Harper, Edgar Gonzalez, Jr. and Joyce Mason

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/4/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
765 ILCS 705/4 new
815 ILCS 505/2Zfrom Ch. 121 1/2, par. 262Z


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Landlord and Tenant Act. Restricts a landlord from requiring a tenant or prospective tenant to remit any amount due to the landlord by means of an electronic funds transfer. Provides that beginning 90 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, a landlord who violates the provision is guilty of an unlawful practice under the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act and is subject to a civil penalty of $100 for each violation. Provides that a landlord who commits a second violation within 5 years of the first violation is subject to a civil penalty of $200, and a landlord who commits a third violation within 5 years of the first or second violation is subject to a civil penalty of $300. Makes a conforming change in the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  1/27/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  2/16/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 011-004-000
  2/17/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  2/28/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/2/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Civil Committee; 010-005-000
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  3/4/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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