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 Bill Status of HB3136  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  STUDENT LOAN DEBT RELIEF

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael J. Zalewski - Jonathan Carroll - Katie Stuart - Carol Ammons - Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Maurice A. West, II, Janet Yang Rohr, Maura Hirschauer, Dave Vella, Lance Yednock, Dagmara Avelar, Joyce Mason, Terra Costa Howard, Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar, Aaron M. Ortiz, Emanuel Chris Welch, Barbara Hernandez, Kambium Buckner, Suzanne Ness, Frances Ann Hurley and Deanne M. Mazzochi

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Michael E. Hastings)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/26/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading August 31, 2021

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 429/10
225 ILCS 429/105
225 ILCS 429/115
225 ILCS 429/125


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Debt Settlement Consumer Protection Act. Adds student loan borrowers to the definition of "consumer". Adds to the definition of "debt settlement provider" any person or entity engaging in, or holding itself out as engaging in, or any person who solicits for or acts on behalf of such person or entity engaging in or holding itself out as engaging in, the business of student loan debt relief services in exchange for any fee or compensation assessed against or charged to a consumer. Excludes institutions of higher education from the definition of "debt settlement provider". Defines other terms. Requires a specified notice and disclosure to student loan borrowers to be included in advertising and marketing communications concerning student loan debt relief services. Requires providers of student loan debt relief services to provide a specified notice and disclosure before a student loan borrower signs a contract. Provides that any fees charged to a student loan borrower in exchange for student loan debt relief shall comply with a provision concerning fees. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
225 ILCS 429/10
225 ILCS 429/105
225 ILCS 429/115
225 ILCS 429/125
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 429/1

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Debt Settlement Consumer Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/15/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  3/22/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/23/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/23/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/25/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Higher Education Committee; 010-000-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/9/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  4/15/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/15/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maura Hirschauer
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lance Yednock
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  4/21/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  4/21/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Ness
  4/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  4/22/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 113-000-000
  4/23/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/23/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  4/23/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/23/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/11/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/19/2021SenatePostponed - Executive
  5/21/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 29, 2021
  5/26/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  5/26/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/26/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/27/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/27/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 009-005-000
  5/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  5/27/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 28, 2021
  5/31/2021SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As June 15, 2021
  6/15/2021SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  6/15/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  8/25/2021SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As December 1, 2021
  8/26/2021SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  8/26/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading August 31, 2021

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