IL SB3616 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on May 25 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-05-25 - Referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that the new provisions may be referred to as the Cell Phone Lemon Law. Provides that if, within the period of a contract for wireless telephone service, a wireless telephone sold in conjunction with a contract for wireless telephone service requires repair or replacement on 3 or more occasions, the consumer may, in lieu of having the telephone repaired or replaced on the third or subsequent occasion: choose to cancel the contract for wireless telephone service without paying any early termination fee, penalty, or charge; or elect to upgrade or downgrade the telephone in accordance with specified provisions. Requires a wireless telephone service provider to give a consumer a written statement of the consumer's rights. Provides that any repair to or replacement of a telephone that was damaged or failed to work properly as a result of some action by the consumer is not covered by the listed Section. Makes violation of the new provisions an unlawful practice within the meaning of the Act.

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2018-05-25SenateReferred to Assignments
2018-05-25SenateFirst Reading
2018-05-25SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Andy Manar

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