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 Bill Status of HB3709  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  KEEP ILLINOIS HOME ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Lakesia Collins - Hoan Huynh

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.990 new
35 ILCS 5/234 new
50 ILCS 825/5
50 ILCS 825/6 new
50 ILCS 825/10
735 ILCS 5/9-205.5 new
735 ILCS 5/9-207.1 new
735 ILCS 5/9-209from Ch. 110, par. 9-209
735 ILCS 5/9-210from Ch. 110, par. 9-210
735 ILCS 5/9-211from Ch. 110, par. 9-211
735 ILCS 5/9-207 rep.
765 ILCS 605/30from Ch. 30, par. 330
765 ILCS 720/Act rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Keep Illinois Home Act. Provides that no person shall allow to be occupied, or rent to another for occupancy, or charge, accept, or retain rent for any dwelling unit unless the landlord has registered the dwelling unit with the Illinois Housing Development Authority in the residential rental registry created under the provisions. Includes provisions on the form of registration, failure to register, and the administration and enforcement of registry. Provides that the Illinois Supreme Court shall contract with or enter a memorandum of agreement with an administering entity to administer a right to counsel program for tenants. Provides that the administering entity, within the funding available to it for the right to counsel program, shall fund the provision of legal representation by designated organizations under this Section. Provides that a designated organization may subcontract with a nonprofit or community organization to provide legal representation to a covered individual and to provide tenant outreach and education. Contains other requirements for the program. Contains provisions relating to the Small Rental Property Owner Repairs and Improvement Fund, private enforcement of eviction actions, and a Tenant Bill of Rights. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act adding a rental property capital improvement credit. Amends the State Finance Act, Code of Civil Procedure, Condominium Property Act, and Rent Control Preemption Act making conforming and other changes. Repeals the Retaliatory Eviction Act. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lakesia Collins
  2/17/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Hoan Huynh

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