Bill Status of SB0924 100th General Assembly
Short Description: CONSUM FRAUD-STANDARD SERVICE
Sen. Melinda Bush
| 2/7/2017||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that no seller may discriminate, with respect to the price charged for services of similar or like kind, against a person because of the person's gender. Provides that nothing in the provisions of the amendatory Act: (1) prohibits price differences based specifically upon the amount of time, difficulty, or cost of providing the services; or (2) alters or affects the provisions of the Illinois Insurance Code or other laws that govern health care service plan or insurer underwriting or rating practices. Requires certain sellers to: (a) clearly and conspicuously disclose to consumers in writing the pricing for each standard service provided; (b) provide consumers with a complete written price list upon request; and (c) display in a conspicuous place at least one clearly visible sign, which reads: "ILLINOIS LAW PROHIBITS DISCRIMINATION WITH RESPECT TO THE PRICE CHARGED FOR SERVICES OF SIMILAR OR LIKE KIND, AGAINST A PERSON BECAUSE OF THE PERSON'S GENDER. A COMPLETE PRICE LIST IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST." Contains provisions concerning remedies and civil liabilities. Defines "standard service".
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/7/2017||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush|| 2/7/2017||Senate||First Reading|| 2/7/2017||Senate||Referred to Assignments|