91st General Assembly
Summary of SB0379
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Short description: 
IL FRANCHISE & DISTRIBUTOR ACT                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the Illinois Franchise and Distributorship Act.  Provides      
   that a franchise or distributorship imposes a duty of  good  faith  on      
   the parties. Provides that no franchisor, supplier, or distributor may      
   cancel,  fail  to  renew,  otherwise  terminate, or alter an agreement      
   unless the party intending that action has good cause to  do  so,  has      
   made  good  faith  efforts to resolve disagreements, and, if notice is      
   required, provided proper  notice  and  the  affected  party  has  not      
   eliminated  the  reasons specified in the notification within 90 days.      
   Provides that a violation of the Act with intent to defraud is a Class      
   2 felony. Repeals the Franchise Disclosure Act of 1987.                     
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: Senate

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


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