Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Non-Recourse Civil Litigation Funding Act. Provides that all contracts for non-recourse civil litigation funding must meet specified criteria. Provides that the contract shall provide that the consumer may cancel the contract within 5 business days following the consumer's receipt of funds, without penalty or further obligation. Specifies the notice requirements for contracts. Sets requirements for fee calculations. Prohibits unregistered companies from entering into a non-recourse civil litigation funding transaction with consumers. Provides requirements for the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to consider while making decisions regarding registration. Authorizes the Department to make and enforce reasonable rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of the Act.
Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Financial & Professional Regulation)
HB 2301 (H-AM 1) has a projected fiscal impact to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation of $998,936.54.