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Full Text of HB3305  103rd General Assembly




HB3305 EngrossedLRB103 30322 SPS 56750 b

1    AN ACT concerning business.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business
5Practices Act is amended by adding Section 2BBBB as follows:
6    (815 ILCS 505/2BBBB new)
7    Sec. 2BBBB. Internet domain name; grace period.
8    (a) As used in this Section, "Internet domain name" refers
9to a globally unique, hierarchical reference to an Internet
10host or service, assigned through centralized Internet naming
11authorities, comprising a series of character strings
12separated by periods, with the right-most string specifying
13the top of the hierarchy.
14    (b) A person who hosts or registers an Internet domain
15name to a person located in this State shall not sell or lease
16the Internet domain name to another person for a period of 5
17years after the buyer or lessee ends his or her ownership or
18lease of the Internet domain name. A buyer or lessee who ends
19his or her ownership or lease agreement shall have the right to
20repurchase or renew the lease for the Internet domain name
21during the 5-year period for the cost the buyer or lessee would
22have owed to the host or registrar if the ownership or lease
23agreement had not ended.



HB3305 Engrossed- 2 -LRB103 30322 SPS 56750 b

1    (c) Any person who violates this Section commits an
2unlawful practice within the meaning of this Act.