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Public Act 096-1306





Public Act 096-1306
HB4698 EnrolledLRB096 15766 DRJ 31006 b

    AN ACT concerning business.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business
Practices Act is amended by adding Section 2III as follows:
    (815 ILCS 505/2III new)
    Sec. 2III. Seller's shipments of similar merchandise to
consumer. If a consumer purchases merchandise, it is an
unlawful practice under this Act for the seller of the
merchandise to periodically send and debit the consumer's
account for shipments of similar merchandise, unless the
consumer has agreed, by express request or consent, to receive
such periodic shipments of merchandise. The seller must clearly
and conspicuously disclose any minimum purchase requirement
and how the consumer may cancel periodic shipments.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/27/2010