(205 ILCS 660/17) (from Ch. 17, par. 5235)
    Sec. 17. Application of Act.
    (a) This Act does not apply to any credit union, bank, banking association, trust company, savings bank, or savings and loan association authorized to do business under the laws of this State or of the United States.
    (b) This Act does not apply to a person or entity that, in connection with a securitization, private placement, or similar type of investment transaction, lends against or purchases from an Illinois licensed sales finance agency retail installment contracts, retail charge agreements, or the outstanding balances or any portion of the outstanding balances under those contracts or agreements, provided that the licensed sales finance agency retains the servicing of the agreements or contracts and maintains the records for those agreements and contracts.
    (c) This Act does not apply to a special purpose vehicle.
(Source: P.A. 89-400, eff. 8-20-95.)