99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2015 and 2016
Introduced , by Rep. Silvana Tabares
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practice Act. Changes
the word "alien" to "undocumented immigrant" when "alien" refers to someone
not legally admitted to the United States.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning business.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business
Practices Act is amended by changing Section 2AA as follows:
(815 ILCS 505/2AA)
(a) "Immigration matter" means any proceeding, filing, or
affecting the nonimmigrant, immigrant or citizenship
status of any person
that arises under immigration and
naturalization law, executive order or
proclamation of the United States or any foreign country, or
that arises under action of the United States Citizenship and
Immigration Services, the United States Department of Labor, or
United States Department of State.
"Immigration assistance service" means any information
action provided or offered to customers or prospective
customers related to immigration matters, excluding legal
advice, recommending a specific course of legal action, or
providing any other assistance that requires legal analysis,
legal judgment, or interpretation of the law.
"Compensation" means money, property, services, promise of
or anything else of value.