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Full Text of HB0217  99th General Assembly


Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

Filed: 2/27/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 217 on page 9, by
3replacing lines 1 through 20 with the following:
4    "Section 25. Advertisement and sales; misrepresentation.
5No person or entity may advertise or otherwise offer conversion
6therapy services in a manner that represents homosexuality as a
7mental disease, disorder, or illness. A violation of this
8Section constitutes an unlawful practice under the Consumer
9Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.
10    Section 30. Discipline. Any sexual orientation change
11efforts attempted on a person under the age of 18 by a mental
12health provider shall be considered unprofessional conduct.
13Mental health providers found to have engaged in a sexual
14orientation change effort on a patient under the age of 18 may
15be subject to discipline by the licensing entity or
16disciplinary review board with competent jurisdiction.



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1    Section 90. The Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business
2Practices Act is amended by changing Section 2Z as follows:
3    (815 ILCS 505/2Z)  (from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 262Z)
4    Sec. 2Z. Violations of other Acts. Any person who knowingly
5violates the Automotive Repair Act, the Automotive Collision
6Repair Act, the Home Repair and Remodeling Act, the Dance
7Studio Act, the Physical Fitness Services Act, the Hearing
8Instrument Consumer Protection Act, the Illinois Union Label
9Act, the Job Referral and Job Listing Services Consumer
10Protection Act, the Travel Promotion Consumer Protection Act,
11the Credit Services Organizations Act, the Automatic Telephone
12Dialers Act, the Pay-Per-Call Services Consumer Protection
13Act, the Telephone Solicitations Act, the Illinois Funeral or
14Burial Funds Act, the Cemetery Oversight Act, the Cemetery Care
15Act, the Safe and Hygienic Bed Act, the Pre-Need Cemetery Sales
16Act, the High Risk Home Loan Act, the Payday Loan Reform Act,
17the Mortgage Rescue Fraud Act, subsection (a) or (b) of Section
183-10 of the Cigarette Tax Act, subsection (a) or (b) of Section
193-10 of the Cigarette Use Tax Act, the Electronic Mail Act, the
20Internet Caller Identification Act, paragraph (6) of
21subsection (k) of Section 6-305 of the Illinois Vehicle Code,
22Section 11-1431, 18d-115, 18d-120, 18d-125, 18d-135, 18d-150,
23or 18d-153 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, Article 3 of the
24Residential Real Property Disclosure Act, the Automatic



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1Contract Renewal Act, Section 25 of the Conversion Therapy
2Prohibition Act, or the Personal Information Protection Act
3commits an unlawful practice within the meaning of this Act.
4(Source: P.A. 96-863, eff. 1-19-10; 96-1369, eff. 1-1-11;
596-1376, eff. 7-29-10; 97-333, eff. 8-12-11.)".