(815 ILCS 308/40)
Disclosures to consumers; invoices.
(a) On completion of repairs, the collision repair facility shall provide
consumer with an
accurate record in the form of a final estimate or invoice. An estimate that
is stamped "invoice"
may be deemed the same as an itemized invoice. The final estimate or invoice
record in writing all of the items set forth in this Section.
(b) The invoice shall show the collision repair facility's business name and
address, the date
of the invoice, the odometer reading at the time the final estimate or invoice
was prepared, the
name of the consumer, and the description of the motor vehicle including the
motor vehicle identification
number (VIN). In addition, the invoice shall describe all repair work done by
the collision repair
facility, including all warranty work, and shall separately identify (i) each
major part supplied in a
manner so that the consumer can identify the part as one described in Section
10 of this Act, and
(ii) the total price charged for all charges including, but not limited to,
parts, labor, and sales tax.
The invoice or final estimate shall itemize any additional charges and include
those charges in the
total presented to the consumer.
(c) A legible copy of the invoice or final estimate shall be given to the
consumer and a
legible copy shall be retained by the collision repair facility for a period of
2 years from the date of
repair as a part of the collision repair facility's records, which may be
retained in electronic format.
Records may be stored at a separate location.
(Source: P.A. 93-565, eff. 1-1-04.)