|Public Act 100-0500|
|HB3741 Enrolled||LRB100 11064 JLS 21305 b|
AN ACT concerning business.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
In this Act:
"Merchant" means a person who, in the ordinary course of
business, regularly rents or leases furniture or electronic
equipment to customers, but does not include a person who
offers any lease that is automatically renewable with each
payment after the initial period and that permits the consumer
to become the owner of the merchandise.
"Pest" means undesirable insects including, but not
limited to, bedbugs and roaches.
"Rent" means the transfer of possession property or right
of possession property for consideration.
A merchant must inspect any
previously rented furniture and equipment before renting the
furniture or equipment to a subsequent customer.
If an inspection reveals
the presence of pests, the merchant must treat the furniture or