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 Bill Status of HB1624  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  COMPUTER LEMON ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. George Scully, Jr. - Kevin Joyce - Ricca Slone, Jack D. Franks and Linda Chapa LaVia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Emil Jones, 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
  2/10/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. George Scully, Jr.
  2/10/2003HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/11/2003HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  2/21/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 018-000-000
  2/21/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/26/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/26/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ricca Slone
  3/21/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/21/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/21/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-006-002
  3/24/2003SenateArrive in Senate
  3/24/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 25, 2003
  5/13/2003SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, Jr.
  5/14/2003SenateFirst Reading
  5/14/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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