97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2011 and 2012
Introduced 2/3/2012, by Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Collection Agency Act. Provides that each collection agency
shall develop and maintain a written internal policy regarding the
prevention of debtor incarceration. Effective January 1, 2013.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Collection Agency Act is amended by adding
Section 9.6 as follows:
(225 ILCS 425/9.6 new)
Debtor incarceration prevention.
agency shall develop and maintain a written internal policy
regarding the prevention of debtor incarceration. Provisions
that shall be included in the policy include, but are not
limited to, provisions regarding instructions to be given to
legal counsel handling collection cases on behalf of the
This Act takes effect January