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 Bill Status of HB1608  9th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Elaine Nekritz - Sara Feigenholtz and André M. Thapedi

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.786 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Condominium Ombudsperson Act and amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Office of the Condominium Ombudsperson in the Office of the Attorney General under the supervision and control of the Attorney General. Provides that the Ombudsperson shall offer training and educational materials and courses to condominium unit owners, condominium associations, and boards of managers in subjects relevant to the operation and management of condominium property and the rights and duties of a unit owner or unit owners' association. Requires the Ombudsperson to maintain a statewide toll-free telephone number, maintain information on the Attorney General's website, and provide information or assistance on matters relating to condominium property. Requires the Attorney General, based upon Ombudsperson recommendations, to report annually to the General Assembly. Provides that every condominium unit owners' association shall pay an annual fee to the Ombudsperson to cover the administration of the Act. Creates the Condominium Ombudsperson Fund as a special fund in the State treasury, to consist of fees received by the Ombudsperson, to be used exclusively for expenditures necessary for the proper administration of the Act. Repeals the Act on July 1, 2014. Effective July 1, 2011.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  2/15/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/15/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2011HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/7/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André M. Thapedi
  3/17/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2012HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/9/2012HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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