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 Bill Status of HB4721  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Sandy Cole

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
815 ILCS 505/2BBB new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Requires wireless carriers to create and offer consumers an option to opt out of all text message services on wireless service agreements. Requires that the option be available to the customer throughout the length of the contract. Provides that, if the customer elects this option in the middle of an existing contract, the carrier may not adjust the length of the contract. Provides that a violation is an unlawful practice within the meaning of the Act.

DateChamber Action
  1/31/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sandy Cole
  2/1/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/1/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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