90th General Assembly
Status of HB1647
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   New Act                                                                     
   215 ILCS 5/143.02 new                                                       
   625 ILCS 5/6-305          from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-305                       
   625 ILCS 5/6-305.2 new                                                      
   625 ILCS 5/9-101          from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 9-101                       
   625 ILCS 5/9-102          from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 9-102                       
   625 ILCS 5/9-105          from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 9-105                       

        Creates the Renter's Financial Responsibility and Protection Act.      
   Provides that a company that rents vehicles for 30 days  or  less  may      
   offer a damage waiver to renters. Provides that the person to whom the      
   vehicle  is  rented  must sign the damage waiver at or before the time      
   the rental agreement is  executed  and  must  be  given  a  disclosure      
   notice.  Provides circumstances under which the damage waiver shall be      
   void.  Provides  for  advertising  and  mandatory charge requirements.      
   Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code and the Illinois  Insurance  Code  to      
   provide  that  proof  of  financial  responsibility  shall  be primary      
   coverage for the limits of liability, damage to property, or an injury      
   to or death of any person resulting from the operation of  the  rented      
   motor  vehicle  and  personal  injury  protection coverage. Amends the      
   Vehicle Code to provide that no person who rents a  private  passenger      
   motor vehicle to another in rental agreements of 30 days or less shall      
   hold  a driver liable for any damage or loss exceeding $1,000 (instead      
   of $200), with exceptions.  Deletes  provision  prohibiting  collision      
   damage  waivers.   Provides  that  no  rental  company shall require a      
   deposit or an advance charge against the credit card of a  renter  for      
   damages to a vehicle.  Effective immediately.                               
   97-03-06  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   97-03-06  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   97-03-11  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               INSURANCE             
   97-03-21  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   99-01-12  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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