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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 2WWW as follows:
6    (815 ILCS 505/2WWW new)
7    Sec. 2WWW. Termination or early cancellation fees for
8deceased persons.
9    (a) Subject to federal law and regulation, no providers of
10telephone, cellular telephone, television, Internet, energy,
11or water services shall impose a fee for termination or early
12cancellation of a service contract in the event the customer
13has deceased before the end of the contract.
14    (b) Every violation of this Section is an unlawful practice
15within the meaning of this Act.