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      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.
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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