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90_SB0356eng New Act 815 ILCS 505/2Z from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 262Z Creates the Home Repair and Remodeling Registration Act. Provides for the registration of home repair and remodeling businesses. Provides that insurance is required prior to the issuance of a certificate of registration. Provides that these businesses shall furnish to the customer, in writing, the charge for making an estimate and a written contract or work order stating the total cost. Provides that these businesses shall notify the customer and obtain prior written approval for charges in excess of the amount specified in the contract. Provides that all work performed by one of these businesses shall be recorded on a sworn statement. Prohibits certain acts. Provides for enforcement by the Attorney General or State's Attorney, penalties, and private rights of action. Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act to provide that any person who knowingly violates the Home Repair and Remodeling Registration Act commits an unlawful practice. Effective January 1, 1998. LRB9002850NTcc SB356 Engrossed LRB9002850NTcc 1 AN ACT concerning home repair and remodeling. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the 5 Home Repair and Remodeling Registration Act.
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