Illinois General Assembly - Full Text of SB1730
Illinois General Assembly

Previous General Assemblies

Full Text of SB1730  100th General Assembly


Sen. Antonio Muñoz

Filed: 3/8/2017





10000SB1730sam001LRB100 08690 AXK 23137 a


2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1730 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Renter's Financial Responsibility and
5Protection Act is amended by changing Section 15 as follows:
6    (625 ILCS 27/15)
7    Sec. 15. Prohibited practices.
8    (a) A rental company may not sell a damage waiver unless
9the renter agrees to the damage waiver in writing at or prior
10to the time the rental agreement is executed.
11    (b) A rental company may not void a damage waiver except
12for one or more of the following reasons:
13        (1) Damage or loss while the rental vehicle is used to
14    carry persons or property for a charge or fee.
15        (2) Damage or loss during an organized or agreed upon
16    racing or speed contest or demonstration or pushing or



10000SB1730sam001- 2 -LRB100 08690 AXK 23137 a

1    pulling activity in which the rental vehicle is actively
2    involved.
3        (3) Damage or loss that could reasonably be expected
4    from an intentional or criminal act of the driver other
5    than a traffic infraction.
6        (4) Damage or loss to any rental vehicle resulting from
7    any auto business operation, including but not limited to
8    repairing, servicing, testing, washing, parking, storing,
9    or selling of automobiles.
10        (5) Damage or loss occurring to a rental vehicle if the
11    rental contract is based on fraudulent or material
12    misrepresentation by the renter.
13        (6) Damage or loss arising out of the use of the rental
14    vehicle outside the continental United States when such use
15    is specifically prohibited in the rental agreement.
16        (7) Damage or loss occurring while the rental vehicle
17    is operated by a driver not permitted under the rental
18    agreement.
19        (8) Damage or loss occurring while the rental vehicle
20    is operated by a driver under the influence of alcohol,
21    other drug or drugs, intoxicating compound or compounds, or
22    any combination thereof and convicted of violating
23    subsection (a) of Section 11-501 of the Illinois Vehicle
24    Code.
25        (9) Failure of renter to return the rental vehicle's
26    keys to the rental company.



10000SB1730sam001- 3 -LRB100 08690 AXK 23137 a

1    (c) A rental company shall not charge more than $12.50 per
2full or partial 24 hour rental day for a collision damage
3waiver prior to January 1, 2014. Beginning January 1, 2014, a
4rental company shall not charge more than $13.50 per full or
5partial 24 hour rental day for a collision damage waiver.
6    (d) A rental company may offer a collision damage waiver on
7any rental vehicle having a value in excess of a Manufacturer's
8Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $50,000; however, the
9provisions of subsection (c) of this Section shall not apply to
10collision damage waivers under this subsection (d).
11(Source: P.A. 98-428, eff. 8-16-13; 99-201, eff. 10-1-15.)".