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Public Act 100-0312


 

Public Act 0312 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 100-0312
 
SB1730 EnrolledLRB100 08690 AXK 18825 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Renter's Financial Responsibility and
Protection Act is amended by changing Section 15 as follows:
 
    (625 ILCS 27/15)
    Sec. 15. Prohibited practices.
    (a) A rental company may not sell a damage waiver unless
the renter agrees to the damage waiver in writing at or prior
to the time the rental agreement is executed.
    (b) A rental company may not void a damage waiver except
for one or more of the following reasons:
        (1) Damage or loss while the rental vehicle is used to
    carry persons or property for a charge or fee.
        (2) Damage or loss during an organized or agreed upon
    racing or speed contest or demonstration or pushing or
    pulling activity in which the rental vehicle is actively
    involved.
        (3) Damage or loss that could reasonably be expected
    from an intentional or criminal act of the driver other
    than a traffic infraction.
        (4) Damage or loss to any rental vehicle resulting from
    any auto business operation, including but not limited to
    repairing, servicing, testing, washing, parking, storing,
    or selling of automobiles.
        (5) Damage or loss occurring to a rental vehicle if the
    rental contract is based on fraudulent or material
    misrepresentation by the renter.
        (6) Damage or loss arising out of the use of the rental
    vehicle outside the continental United States when such use
    is specifically prohibited in the rental agreement.
        (7) Damage or loss occurring while the rental vehicle
    is operated by a driver not permitted under the rental
    agreement.
        (8) Damage or loss occurring while the rental vehicle
    is operated by a driver under the influence of alcohol,
    other drug or drugs, intoxicating compound or compounds, or
    any combination thereof and convicted of violating
    subsection (a) of Section 11-501 of the Illinois Vehicle
    Code.
    (c) (Blank). A rental company shall not charge more than
$12.50 per full or partial 24 hour rental day for a collision
damage waiver prior to January 1, 2014. Beginning January 1,
2014, a rental company shall not charge more than $13.50 per
full or partial 24 hour rental day for a collision damage
waiver.
    (d) (Blank). A rental company may offer a collision damage
waiver on any rental vehicle having a value in excess of a
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $50,000;
however, the provisions of subsection (c) of this Section shall
not apply to collision damage waivers under this subsection
(d).
(Source: P.A. 98-428, eff. 8-16-13; 99-201, eff. 10-1-15.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2018