IL HB2192 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-13 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
Pending: House Commercial Law Committee
Hearing: Mar 27 @ 8:30 am in Room D-1 Stratton Building
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Creates the Rent Control Act. Establishes 6 regional rent control boards in the State. Provides for the election of 7 members to each board beginning in the 2021 consolidated election. Provides that a board shall establish regulations concerning rent stabilization rates for specified lessors and shall impose rent control registration fees to fund a Small Rental Property Owner Repairs and Improvement Fund. Includes enforcement provisions against landlords who charge rent in excess of amounts allowed by the Act. Limits home rule powers except in home rule units that enact a specified rent stabilization regime. Amends the Election Code making conforming changes. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates rent-controlled and rental property capital improvement tax credits. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Creates procedures for terminating a tenancy or lease of one year or more after expiration of the lease. Provides that a lessor may terminate a lease and recover possession, after providing specified notice and monetary relocation assistance: if the lessor or a qualified relative will reside at the premises; if the lessor is going to substantially rehabilitate, remodel, or repair the premises; or if the lessor intends to demolish or permanently remove the premises from residential use. Provides for damages for failure to pay lessee relocation assistance or for failure to act in good faith in seeking to recover possession under the provisions. Provides that a demand or notice must be accessible to a lessor by being presented in the language of the lessor and contain a statement that the lessor may seek legal advice. Makes other changes. Repeals the Rent Control Preemption Act. Effective immediately.

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2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
2019-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
2019-03-06HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2019-03-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2019-02-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva
2019-02-21HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2019-02-20HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
2019-02-20HouseTo Commercial Law Subcommittee
2019-02-19HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
2019-02-07HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-02-07HouseFirst Reading
2019-02-07HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1052A-1.2Amended CodeCitation Text
355229New CodeSee Bill Text
50825ActRepealed CodeCitation Text
73559-205.5New CodeSee Bill Text
73559-207Repealed CodeCitation Text
73559-207.7New CodeSee Bill Text
73559-209Amended CodeCitation Text
73559-210Amended CodeCitation Text
73559-211Amended CodeCitation Text
76560530Amended CodeCitation Text

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