Bill Status of HB4539 94th General Assembly
Short Description: RESTRICT MAILING REGISTRY ACT
Rep. Careen M Gordon - Lisa M. Dugan - Naomi D. Jakobsson - Sidney H. Mathias
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Restricted Mailing Registry Act. Provides that, beginning January 1, 2007, mailings to residents of this State soliciting the sale of consumer goods or services are prohibited if the address has been placed on the Restricted Mailing Registry. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission shall establish and provide for the operation of a Restricted Mailing Registry, which shall contain a list of the mailing addresses of residential residents who do not wish to receive mailing solicitations. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission shall work to notify residents about the availability of and instructions for requesting Registry information from the Illinois Commerce Commission. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission shall include, on its Internet web site, information for residents regarding their right to be included in the Registry and the various methods of being included in the Registry. Requires the Illinois Commerce Commission to make the information available on its web site no later than January 1, 2007. Creates exceptions. Provides for administrative penalties to be imposed by the Illinois Commerce Commission. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Restricted Mailing Registry Fund. Provides for fines and fees to be deposited into the Fund and for the use of the Fund to administer the Act. Effective immediately.