92nd General Assembly
Status of HB0510
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   705 ILCS 205/1            from Ch. 13, par. 1                               

        Amends the Attorney Act.  Provides that an unlicensed  person  or      
   entity  may  not  advertise  or  hold itself out to practice law, give      
   legal advice, or own, conduct, or maintain a facility to practice  law      
   or  give  legal  advice.  Provides that the remedies available for the      
   unauthorized practice of law include, but  are  not  limited  to:  (i)      
   appropriate  equitable  relief;  (ii)  a  civil  penalty not to exceed      
   $5,000; (iii) actual damages;  (iv)  reasonable  attorney's  fees  and      
   costs;  (v)  punitive damages if the conduct was willful, intentional,      
   or done with reckless disregard to the  rights  of  others;  and  (vi)      
   other relief deemed necessary to remedy the wrongdoing.                     
   JAN-31-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-05-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-05-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-06-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 MATHIAS               
   FEB-07-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               JUD-CIVIL LAW         
   MAR-16-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JUL-18-2001  H  PRIMARY SPONSOR CHANGED TO               WRIGHT                
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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