102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/22/2021, by Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.
Provides that a business that sells or shares a consumer's contact
information to or with another must send written notice through the U.S.
mail to the consumer whose information is being sold or shared and give the
consumer the opportunity to opt out of the sale or sharing of the
information after receiving the notice. Provides that a business that
fails to comply with those requirements commits an unlawful practice
within the meaning of the Act.
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 adding Section 2WWW as follows:
(815 ILCS 505/2WWW new)
Notice of sale of consumer contact information.
A business that sells or shares a consumer's contact
information to or with another must: (i) send written notice
through the United States mail to the consumer whose
information is being sold or shared; and (ii) give the
consumer the opportunity to opt out of the sale or sharing of
the information after receiving the notice. A business that
fails to comply with this Section commits an unlawful practice
within the meaning of this Act.