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Full Text of SB0298  100th General Assembly



SB0298 EnrolledLRB100 05272 JLS 15282 b

1    AN ACT concerning business.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business
5Practices Act is amended by adding Section 2TTT as follows:
6    (815 ILCS 505/2TTT new)
7    Sec. 2TTT. Standard services.
8    (a) It is not a fraudulent, unfair, or deceptive act or
9practice under this Act to differentiate prices for services
10based upon factors that include, but are not limited to, amount
11of time, difficulty, cost of providing the services, methods,
12procedure, or equipment used to accomplish the service, upon
13the qualifications, experience, or expertise of the individual
14or business providing the services, market conditions specific
15to the service or the business, or geographic region where the
16services are completed or the business is located.
17    (b) The following sellers shall provide the consumer with a
18standard services price list upon request:
19        (1) Tailors or businesses providing aftermarket
20    clothing alterations.
21        (2) Barbershops or hair salons.
22        (3) Dry cleaners and laundries providing services to
23    individuals.



SB0298 Enrolled- 2 -LRB100 05272 JLS 15282 b

1    The price list may be provided in any format and may be
2based on customary industry pricing practices.
3    As used in this subsection, "standard service" means the 10
4most frequently requested services provided by the seller.
5    (c) If a seller identified in subsection (b) is found to be
6in violation of this Section, the seller shall have 30 days to
7remedy the violation. Upon a second or subsequent violation
8within 2 years after the 30-day remediation period, the seller
9shall be liable for penalties pursuant to Section 7 of this