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 Bill Status of SB2697  94th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Iris Y. Martinez - Jacqueline Y. Collins, John J. Cullerton, Miguel del Valle and Martin A. Sandoval

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
815 ILCS 301/5
815 ILCS 301/12 new
815 ILCS 301/17 new
815 ILCS 301/18 new
815 ILCS 301/27 new
815 ILCS 301/33 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Assistive Technology Warranty Act. Defines "Department". Requires a physical evaluation of a consumer by a health care professional and a technology assessment by a qualified rehabilitation professional before an assistive device is sold or leased to the consumer. Provides that the consumer is entitled to a refund from the manufacturer if the manufacturer fails to repair the assistive device. Establishes procedures for receiving a refund. Requires the Department of Human Services to prepare a written statement of a consumer's rights under the Act and to make copies of the statement available to assistive device manufacturers, dealers, and lessors. Authorizes the Department of Human Services to impose civil penalties for violations of the Act. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/20/2006SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  1/20/2006SenateFirst Reading
  1/20/2006SenateReferred to Rules
  1/20/2006SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  1/30/2006SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  2/1/2006SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Miguel del Valle
  2/1/2006SenateAssigned to Housing & Community Affairs
  2/2/2006SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  2/8/2006SenateTo Subcommittee
  2/17/2006SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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