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 1        AN ACT in relation to airbag passive restraint systems.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section  5.  The  Criminal  Code  of  1961  is amended by
 5    adding Section 17-11.2 as follows:

 6        (720 ILCS 5/17-11.2 new)
 7        Sec. 17-11.2. Failure to restore a  deployed  or  damaged
 8    airbag passive restraint system.
 9        (a)  It  is  a violation of this Section for a body shop,
10    salvage rebuilder, vehicle service maintenance  facility,  or
11    other person to:
12             (1)  knowingly  fail  to fully restore and repair to
13        all  applicable  federal  safety  regulations  an  airbag
14        passive restraint system that is deployed or damaged in a
15        motor vehicle accident or in any other manner;
16             (2)  knowingly cause another  person  not  to  fully
17        restore  and  repair  an  airbag passive restraint system
18        that is deployed or damaged in a motor  vehicle  accident
19        or in any other manner; or
20             (3)  knowingly  install  an airbag passive restraint
21        system  which  has  been  previously  been  installed  in
22        another motor vehicle without disclosing  in  writing  to
23        the  owner  or lessee of the vehicle receiving the airbag
24        passive restraint system installation that a used  airbag
25        passive  restraint  system  has  been  installed  in  the
26        repaired vehicle.
27        (b)  A  body  shop,  salvage  rebuilder,  vehicle service
28    maintenance facility, or other person must maintain a  record
29    of  airbag  passive  restraint system repairs for a period of
30    not less than 48 months.
31        (c)  A violation of this Section is  a  business  offense
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 1    punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000.
 2        (d)  A  violation of this Section constitutes an unlawful
 3    practice under the  Consumer  Fraud  and  Deceptive  Business
 4    Practices Act.

 5        Section  10.   The  Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business
 6    Practices Act is amended by changing Section 2Z as follows:

 7        (815 ILCS 505/2Z) (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 262Z)
 8        Sec. 2Z.  Violations  of  other  Acts.   Any  person  who
 9    knowingly violates the Automotive Repair Act, the Home Repair
10    and  Remodeling  Act,  the  Dance  Studio  Act,  the Physical
11    Fitness  Services  Act,  the  Hearing   Instrument   Consumer
12    Protection  Act,  the  Illinois  Union  Label  Act,  the  Job
13    Referral  and  Job  Listing Services Consumer Protection Act,
14    the Travel Promotion  Consumer  Protection  Act,  the  Credit
15    Services  Organizations  Act, the Automatic Telephone Dialers
16    Act, the Pay-Per-Call Services Consumer Protection  Act,  the
17    Telephone  Solicitations  Act, the Illinois Funeral or Burial
18    Funds Act, the Cemetery Care Act, the Safe and  Hygienic  Bed
19    Act,  the  Pre-Need Cemetery Sales Act, subsection (a) or (b)
20    of Section 3-10 of the Cigarette Tax Act, subsection  (a)  or
21    (b)  of  Section  3-10  of  the  Cigarette  Use  Tax Act, the
22    Electronic Mail Act, Section 17-11.2 of the Criminal Code  of
23    1961,  or paragraph (6) of subsection (k) of Section 6-305 of
24    the Illinois Vehicle Code commits an unlawful practice within
25    the meaning of this Act.
26    (Source: P.A. 91-164,  eff.  7-16-99;  91-230,  eff.  1-1-00;
27    91-233,  eff.  1-1-00;  91-810,  eff.  6-13-00;  92-426, eff.
28    1-1-02.)

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