92nd General Assembly
Status of HB3530
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   New Act                                                                     
   30 ILCS 105/5.545 new                                                       
   815 ILCS 413/Act rep.                                                       

        Creates the Telemarketing Registration and Fraud Prevention  Act.      
   Requires telemarketers to register with the Attorney General, obtain a      
   surety   bond,   and  maintain  certain  business  records.   Requires      
   telemarketers to disclose certain  information  within  the  first  60      
   seconds  of  any telemarketing call and provides that the telemarketer      
   must mail written confirmation of the sale within 10  days  after  the      
   sale.  Provides that it is an unlawful act or practice and a violation      
   of  the  Act to call a person on a do not call list.  Itemizes actions      
   of a telemarketer that are unlawful and abusive and a violation of the      
   Act.  Provides that the Attorney General may enforce violations of the      
   Act as an unlawful practice under the  Consumer  Fraud  and  Deceptive      
   Business   Practices   Act.    Provides  for  criminal  penalties  for      
   violations of certain provisions. Provides  for  a  private  right  of      
   action for a violation of the Act.  Authorizes the Attorney General to      
   promulgate  rules  to  implement  the  Act.   Exempts certain persons,      
   entities,  acts,  and  practices  from  all  or  some  of  the   Act's      
   requirements.    Creates  the  Attorney  General  Telemarketing  Fraud      
   Enforcement Fund to be  funded  by  registration  fees  and  used  for      
   administration, enforcement, and educational activities related to the      
   Act.   Amends  the  State  Finance  Act  to  add the fund. Repeals the      
   Telephone Solicitations Act.                                                
   MAR-05-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   MAR-05-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   MAR-05-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   MAR-06-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               CONSUMER PROT         
   MAR-09-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    FRANKS                
   MAR-16-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   MAR-20-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 FRITCHEY              
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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