State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced 1/22/2007, by Rep. Deborah L. Graham


815 ILCS 505/2HH

    Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Removes the exception allowing credit bureaus to divulge personal information relating to a subscriber of an electric service without the written consent of the subscriber.

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1     AN ACT concerning business.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business
5 Practices Act is amended by changing Section 2HH as follows:
6     (815 ILCS 505/2HH)
7     Sec. 2HH. Billing and collection practices of electric
8 service providers. Each person selling generation,
9 transmission, distribution, metering, or billing of electric
10 service shall display the name, the toll-free telephone number
11 of such service provider, and a description of the services
12 provided on all bills submitted to subscribers of such
13 services. All personal information relating to the subscriber
14 of generation, transmission, distribution, metering, or
15 billing of electric service shall be maintained by the service
16 providers solely for the purpose of generating the bill for
17 such services, and shall not be divulged to any other persons
18 with the exception of credit bureaus, collection agencies, and
19 persons licensed to market electric service in the State of
20 Illinois, without the written consent of the subscriber.
21 (Source: P.A. 90-561, eff. 12-16-97.)