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765 ILCS 750/29

    (765 ILCS 750/29)
    Sec. 29. Nondisclosure violation penalty. A landlord who, in violation of Section 27, discloses that a tenant has exercised his or her rights under the Act, or discloses any information provided by the tenant in exercising those rights, shall be liable for actual damages up to $2,000 resulting from the disclosure. A tenant who successfully brings an action pursuant to this Section may be awarded reasonable attorney's fees and costs.
(Source: P.A. 95-999, eff. 10-6-08.)