Full Text of SB3482 101st General Assembly
SB3482 101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
Introduced 2/14/2020, by Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.
Provides that, subject to federal law and regulation, no provider of
telephone, cellular telephone, television, Internet, energy, or water
service shall impose a fee for termination or early cancellation of a
service contract if the customer dies before the end of the contract.
Provides that every violation is an unlawful practice punishable by a civil
penalty not to exceed $1,000.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning business.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business
Practices Act is amended by adding Section 2WWW as follows:
(815 ILCS 505/2WWW new)
Termination or early cancellation fees for
(a) Subject to federal law and regulation, no providers of
telephone, cellular telephone, television, Internet, energy,
or water services shall impose a fee for termination or early
cancellation of a service contract in the event the customer
has deceased before the end of the contract.
(b) Every violation of this Section is an unlawful practice
within the meaning of this Act punishable by a civil penalty
not to exceed $1,000.