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 1        AN ACT in relation to vehicles.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
 5    Section 13B-17 as follows:

 6        (625 ILCS 5/13B-17 new)
 7        Sec.  13B-17.  Used  vehicle  dealers;  responsibilities;
 8    reimbursement; liability.
 9        (a)  A  person  licensed or required to be licensed under
10    Section 5-102 of this Code and selling used  vehicles  in  an
11    affected area must ensure that a used vehicle he or she sells
12    that  is  not  exempt from inspection under subsection (f) or
13    (g)  of  Section  13B-15   meets   the   emission   standards
14    established under this Chapter.
15        (b)  A  used  vehicle dealer has complied with subsection
16    (a) if, not more than 120 days before the date of  sale,  the
17    vehicle  has  been  subjected  to an inspection under Section
18    13B-15 and (i) has  passed  the  inspection  and  received  a
19    currently valid inspection certificate or (ii) has failed the
20    inspection  but  has been granted a waiver of the exhaust gas
21    pollutant standards under Section 13B-30.
22        (c)  If person buys a used vehicle from a dealer  subject
23    to this Section, and the vehicle has not been inspected under
24    Section  13B-15 or has not received an inspection certificate
25    or been  granted  a  waiver  of  the  exhaust  gas  pollutant
26    standards,  the  person may have the vehicle inspected within
27    60 days after the date of purchase.
28        (d)  If a vehicle  does  not  pass  an  inspection  under
29    subsection (c) and does not receive an inspection certificate
30    or  a waiver, the purchaser may (i) return the vehicle to the
31    dealer,  who  shall  perform  without  charge   the   repairs
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 1    necessary  to  allow  the vehicle to pass inspection, or (ii)
 2    repair the vehicle, or have it repaired, and, upon presenting
 3    signed and dated receipts  or  an  affidavit  signed  by  the
 4    person  who repaired the vehicle, be reimbursed by the dealer
 5    for the cost of the repairs, up to a total of $450.
 6        The Secretary  shall  adjust  the  maximum  reimbursement
 7    amount in January 2003 and in January of each succeeding year
 8    to  reflect  increases  in  the  consumer price index for the
 9    United States as  defined  and  officially  reported  by  the
10    United States Department of Labor.
11        (e)  A   person   who  knowingly  violates  this  Section
12    violates the Automotive Repair Act.

13        Section 10.  The Automotive  Repair  Act  is  amended  by
14    adding Section 81 as follows:

15        (815 ILCS 306/81 new)
16        Sec.   81.  Violation  of  another  Act.   A  person  who
17    knowingly violates Section 13B-17  of  the  Illinois  Vehicle
18    Code commits a violation of this Act.

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