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1    AN ACT concerning civil law.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Mobile Home Landlord and Tenant Rights Act
5is amended by changing Section 6.7 as follows:
6    (765 ILCS 745/6.7)
7    Sec. 6.7. Violations; inspection reports; postings;
9    (a) Any nonconformance with a statute, rule, or ordinance
10applicable to the mobile home park or manufactured home
11community constitutes a violation. The authority having
12jurisdiction shall identify violations in an inspection
13report. The inspection report shall be served upon the park
14owner or managing agent in person or by certified United States
15mail, return receipt requested, postage prepaid.
16    (b) The park owner or its managing agent shall post in a
17conspicuous place any inspection report received from the
18authority having jurisdiction regarding health and life safety
19violations as defined in rules promulgated by the Illinois
20Department of Public Health. The inspection report shall be
21posted beginning the business day after the date by which the
22violation or violations must be corrected as set forth in the
23inspection report issued by the authority having jurisdiction.



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1The posting may be removed only when:
2        (1) the authority having jurisdiction has issued
3    written authorization to remove the posting; or
4        (2) the park owner or its managing agent has corrected
5    the violation or violations, served notice to the authority
6    having jurisdiction that the violation or violations have
7    been corrected by submitting such documentation or
8    affidavit as may be necessary to substantiate the
9    correction by certified United States mail, return receipt
10    requested, postage prepaid, and no less than 15 days have
11    expired from the mailing date of the notice to the
12    authority having jurisdiction.
13    (c) Nothing in this Act may be construed to diminish,
14impair, or otherwise affect the authority of the authority
15having jurisdiction to charge violations under the Mobile Home
16Park Act or any other statute, rule, or ordinance applicable to
17the mobile home park or manufactured home community.
18    (d) Failure to comply with the requirements of this Section
19subjects the park owner or managing agent to a $250 penalty.
20The penalty shall be payable to the authority having
21jurisdiction which issued the inspection report citing
23    (e) For purposes of enforcement of this Section by the
24Illinois Department of Public Health, the Illinois
25Administrative Procedure Act is hereby expressly adopted. The
26Illinois Department of Public Health has the authority to



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1promulgate rules to enforce this Section.
2    (f) For purposes of enforcement of this Section by any
3authority having jurisdiction other than the Illinois
4Department of Public Health, the authority having jurisdiction
5has the authority to adopt ordinances to enforce this Section.
6    (g) A unit of local government, as defined in Article VII,
7Section 1 of the Illinois Constitution of 1970, other than a
8municipality having a population of 1,000,000 or more
9inhabitants, has the authority to enact, maintain, and enforce
10an ordinance or resolution denying park owners the ability to
11increase rent, fees, or other charges imposed upon tenants if
12the park owner has failed to correct a health or life safety
13violation, as defined in rules adopted by the Department of
14Public Health or the authority having jurisdiction, until the
15violations are corrected as set forth in the inspection report
16issued by the authority having jurisdiction.
17(Source: P.A. 98-1062, eff. 1-1-15.)