|Public Act 094-0378
||LRB094 04164 DRJ 36053 b
AN ACT to create the Assistive Technology Protection Act.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Assistive Technology Warranty Act.
In this Act:
"Assistive technology device" means any item, piece of
equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially,
modified, or customized, that is purchased or leased, or whose
transfer is accepted in this State, and that is used to
increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of
individuals with disabilities. "Assistive technology device"
does not mean any medical device, surgical device, or organ
implanted or transplanted into or attached directly to an
individual. "Assistive technology device" does not include a
"hearing instrument" or "hearing aid" as defined in the Hearing
Instrument Consumer Protection Act. "Assistive technology
device" also does not include any device for which a
certificate of title is issued by the Secretary of State,
Division of Motor Vehicles, but does mean any item, piece of
equipment, or product system otherwise meeting the definition
of "assistive technology device" that is incorporated,
attached, or included as a modification in or to such
"Assistive technology device dealer" means a person who is
in the business of selling assistive technology devices.
"Assistive technology device lessor" means a person who
leases assistive technology devices to consumers, or who holds
the lessor's rights, under a written lease.
"Collateral cost" means expenses incurred by a consumer in
connection with the repair of a nonconformity, including the
cost of shipping, sales tax, and the cost of obtaining an