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815 ILCS 140/1a

    (815 ILCS 140/1a) (from Ch. 17, par. 6002)
    Sec. 1a. No person may be denied a credit card, upon proper application therefor, solely on account of unlawful discrimination, as defined and prohibited in Section 4-103 of the Illinois Human Rights Act. No question requesting any information concerning an applicant's marital status shall appear on any credit card application except in connection with an application for a joint account.
(Source: P.A. 81-1216.)