SOTO-RYAN, BRADY, KURTZ, BERNS, WIRSING, PANKAU AND DAVIS,MONIQUE.
CONSUMER FRAUD-FREE TRIALS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.
Provides that a person or entity that, by means of telemarketing,
offers free goods or services to an Illinois consumer on a trial
basis and assesses a periodic fee or charge for the goods or services
after the end of the free trial period, must send a consumer who
accepts the free goods or services a form the consumer may use to
indicate his or her agreement to pay the periodic fee or charge after
the end of the free trial period. Prohibits a person or entity from
assessing a fee or charge for the goods or services after the end of
the free trial period if the person or entity does not receive a
signed form from the consumer in which the consumer agrees to pay the
periodic fee or charge after the end of the free trial period.
Provides that a violation constitutes an unlawful practice under the
FISCAL NOTE (Office Of The Attorney General)
There will be no fiscal impact from HB2083.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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