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 Bill Status of SB3616  100th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Andy Manar

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
815 ILCS 505/2VVV new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that the new provisions may be referred to as the Cell Phone Lemon Law. Provides that if, within the period of a contract for wireless telephone service, a wireless telephone sold in conjunction with a contract for wireless telephone service requires repair or replacement on 3 or more occasions, the consumer may, in lieu of having the telephone repaired or replaced on the third or subsequent occasion: choose to cancel the contract for wireless telephone service without paying any early termination fee, penalty, or charge; or elect to upgrade or downgrade the telephone in accordance with specified provisions. Requires a wireless telephone service provider to give a consumer a written statement of the consumer's rights. Provides that any repair to or replacement of a telephone that was damaged or failed to work properly as a result of some action by the consumer is not covered by the listed Section. Makes violation of the new provisions an unlawful practice within the meaning of the Act.

DateChamber Action
  5/25/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Andy Manar
  5/25/2018SenateFirst Reading
  5/25/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

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