91st General Assembly
Summary of HB0921
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Short description: 
PHONE SALES-NO CONTACT LIST                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Telephone Solicitations Act.  Repeals all   existing        
   provisions      except  the  short  title.   Provides  that  telephone      
   solicitations shall be regulated by the Illinois  Commerce  Commission      
   (Commission).   Provides  that  telephone  solicitors  shall  identify      
   themselves  and  request  consent for solicitation upon making a call.      
   Establishes the "no sales solicitation calls" list to be maintained by      
   the Commission which includes, for a fee, any residential, mobile,  or      
   telephonic  paging  device  telephone  subscriber who does not wish to      
   receive unsolicited telephonic sales  calls.   Creates  the  Telephone      
   Solicitations  Act  Fund  to  be derived from the fees and used by the      
   Commission  to  administer  this  Act.   Provides  that  no  telephone      
   solicitor may call someone on the "no sales solicitation calls"  list,      
   with some exceptions.  Establishes when a telephonic sales contract is      
   enforceable.   Restricts  the  use  of  automated  dialing systems and      
   recorded messages and  the  hours  of  telephone  sales  solicitation.      
   Provides  for  enforcement  of the Act by the Commission, the Attorney      
   General, and consumers.  Provides for attorney's fees  and  costs  and      
   requires  the  Commission  to inform consumers about the provisions of      
   this Act.  Amends the State Finance Act to create the new fund.             
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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