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 Bill Status of HB6791  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  COMPUTER LEMON ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. George Scully, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
815 ILCS 505/2Zfrom Ch. 121 1/2, par. 262Z

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Computer Lemon Act and amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Establishes rights for purchasers of defective computer devices, protecting them from warranty abuses and ineffective warranty repairs. Imposes certain record keeping requirements on manufacturers. Establishes a right of action and remedies for purchasers against manufacturers who do not comply with Act requirements. Adds the Computer Lemon Act to the other Acts listed in the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act for which a knowing violation constitutes an unlawful practice under that Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2004HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. George Scully, Jr.
  2/9/2004HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2004HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  4/2/2004HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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