Bill Status of HB0827 94th General Assembly
Short Description: CELL PHONE USERS CONSUMER PROT
Rep. James D. Brosnahan - Kevin A. McCarthy - Kevin Joyce - Richard T. Bradley - Dan Reitz, Paul D. Froehlich, Robert F. Flider, Daniel V. Beiser, Patricia Bailey, Annazette Collins, John E. Bradley, Brandon W. Phelps, Karen A. Yarbrough, Eddie Washington and John D'Amico
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Wireless Telephone Users Consumer Protection Act. Requires wireless telephone service providers to provide the terms of a plan or contract for wireless telephone service and other specified information to consumers before any service is offered and to include the information in a publication and advertising. Provides requirements for extension, modification, or rescission of wireless telephone service contracts. Provides for enforcement by the Illinois Commerce Commission. Allows the Attorney General and State's Attorneys to bring a civil action and obtain injunctive relief to enforce the provisions of the Act. Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act to make a violation of the Wireless Telephone Users Consumer Protection Act an unlawful practice within the meaning of the Act. Effective immediately.