92nd General Assembly
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   New Act                                                                     
   815 ILCS 505/2Z           from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 262Z                       

        Creates the Computer Lemon Act. Establishes rights for purchasers      
   of defective computers and related devices in the case of ineffective       
   repairs  under  warranty,  failure  of a  manufacturer  to take timely      
   action  regarding  repairs,   or  repeated  malfunctions  or  defects.      
   Requires manufacturers to provide specified notices and keep specified      
   records.  Provides that a purchaser may bring a civil action against a      
   manufacturer that violates the Act  and  recover  damages,  attorney's      
   fees, costs, and expert expenses. Provides that a knowing violation of      
   the  Act constitutes an unlawful practice under the Consumer Fraud and      
   Deceptive Business Practices Act, and amends the  Consumer  Fraud  and      
   Deceptive Business Practices Act accordingly.                               
   FEB-05-2002  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-05-2002  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-20-2002  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               JUDICIARY             
   FEB-27-2002  S                                 POSTPONED                       
   MAR-06-2002  S                                 POSTPONED                       
   MAR-06-2002  S                   COMMITTEE               JUDICIARY             
   MAR-08-2002  S  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 3-9(A)    RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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