Comments: IL SB1694 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Labor and Storage Lien Act and the Labor and Storage Lien (Small Amount) Act. Provides that a person, firm, or private corporation seeking to impose fees in connection with the furnishing of storage for a vehicle shall provide notice of the fees to the vehicle owner of record as well as to the lienholder of record. Provides that notice shall be given regardless of whether the person seeking to impose fees enforces a lien. Provides that the notification requirements apply in addition to any owner and lienholder notice requirements under the Illinois Vehicle Code relating to the removal or towing of an abandoned, lost, stolen, or unclaimed vehicle. Provides penalties for noncompliance. Provides that notwithstanding any provision to the contrary, a person, firm, or private corporation seeking to impose storage fees for a vehicle in its possession may not foreclose or otherwise enforce its lien unless it first complies with specified notification requirements. Provides that storage fees may be paid by, among other methods, debit card and credit card. Makes corresponding changes in the Illinois Vehicle Code. Further amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a towed vehicle must be returned to, among other entities, a lienholder, within 30 minutes if requested during business hours. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-2)

Status: (Enrolled) 2017-05-31 - Passed Both Houses [SB1694 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

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