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 Bill Status of SB2540  96th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi - Linda Holmes

House Sponsors
(Rep. André M. Thapedi - Karen A. Yarbrough - Mark H. Beaubien, Jr. - Randy Ramey, Jr. - Keith Farnham and Thomas Holbrook)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/12/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1023

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
815 ILCS 513/30

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Home Repair and Remodeling Act. Provides that any person who suffers actual damage as a result of a violation of the Act may bring an action pursuant to the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Eliminates language making it unlawful for any person engaged in the business of home repairs and remodeling to remodel or make repairs or charge for remodeling or repair work before obtaining a signed contract or work order over $1,000 and before notifying and securing the consumer's signed acceptance or rejection of the binding arbitration clause and the jury trial waiver clause as required under the Act. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/12/2010SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi
  1/12/2010SenateFirst Reading
  1/12/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/10/2010SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  2/17/2010SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 010-000-000
  2/17/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 18, 2010
  2/18/2010SenateSecond Reading
  2/18/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 23, 2010
  3/9/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/9/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  3/10/2010HouseArrived in House
  3/10/2010HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. André M. Thapedi
  3/10/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/10/2010HouseFirst Reading
  3/10/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2010HouseAssigned to Consumer Protection Committee
  4/7/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  4/13/2010HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Consumer Protection Committee; 008-000-000
  4/13/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
  4/14/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr.
  4/14/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  4/15/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  4/15/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
  4/15/2010SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/14/2010SenateSent to the Governor
  7/12/2010SenateGovernor Approved
  7/12/2010SenateEffective Date July 12, 2010
  7/12/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1023

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