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Full Text of HB0847  102nd General Assembly

HB0847 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB0847

 

Introduced 2/10/2021, by Rep. Charles Meier

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
New Act

    Creates the Eviction Moratorium Clarification Act. Provides that in any eviction moratorium issued by the Governor through Executive Order or legislation passed by the General Assembly, the moratorium shall not prohibit the eviction of specified individuals. Provides that evictions may be filed, commenced, and enforced against the specified individuals, along with any individuals who otherwise fail to meet the stated requirements of an eviction moratorium. Provides that in a rental or lease agreement in which utility payments are included in the rent payment, the landlord or property manager shall not be responsible for a tenant's portion of a monthly utility payment for a tenant not paying rent who is protected by an eviction moratorium if the utility charges for that tenant are for more than 20% higher usage than any month in the previous year. Effective immediately.


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning civil law.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
5Eviction Moratorium Clarification Act.
 
6    Section 5. Covered persons.
7    (a) In any eviction moratorium issued by the Governor
8through Executive Order or legislation passed by the General
9Assembly, the moratorium shall not prohibit the eviction any
10of the following individuals:
11        (1) individuals able to make full rent or housing
12    payment;
13        (2) individuals who now occupy the residential
14    property if no individuals in the household have had a
15    verbal or written rental agreement at any time for the
16    subject property; and
17        (3) individuals engaging in criminal activity while on
18    the premises, threatening the health or safety of other
19    residents, damaging or posing an immediate and significant
20    risk of damage to property, or engaging in unreasonable
21    behavior that substantially infringes on the use and
22    enjoyment by other tenants or occupants.
23    (b) Evictions may be filed, commenced, and enforced

 

 

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1against individuals referenced in subsection (a), along with
2any individuals who otherwise fail to meet the stated
3requirements of an eviction moratorium.
 
4    Section 10. Utility payments. In a rental or lease
5agreement in which utility payments are included in the rent
6payment, the landlord or property manager shall not be
7responsible for a tenant's portion of a monthly utility
8payment for a tenant not paying rent who is protected by an
9eviction moratorium if the utility charges for that tenant are
10for more than 20% higher usage than any month in the previous
11year.
 
12    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
13becoming law.