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 Bill Status of HB1293  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Elaine Nekritz and Sara Feigenholtz

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.826 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Condominium Ombudsperson Act and amends the State Finance Act. Contains legislative findings and defines terms. Within and under the control of the office of the Attorney General, creates the Office of the Condominium Ombudsperson. Provides that the Ombudsperson shall offer training and educational materials and courses to condominium unit owners, condominium associations, and boards of managers in subjects relevant to the operation and management of condominium property and the rights and duties of a unit owner or unit owners' association. Requires the Ombudsperson to maintain a statewide toll-free telephone number, maintain certain information on the Attorney General's website, and provide information or assistance on matters relating to condominium property. Requires the Attorney General, based upon Ombudsperson recommendations, to report annually to the General Assembly. Provides that every condominium unit owners' association shall pay an annual fee to the Ombudsperson to cover the administration of the Act. Creates the Condominium Ombudsperson Fund as a special fund in the State treasury, to consist of fees received by the Ombudsperson, to be used exclusively for expenditures necessary for the proper administration of the Act. Repeals the Act on July 1, 2016. Effective July 1, 2013.

DateChamber Action
  2/5/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  2/5/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/5/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2013HouseAssigned to Judiciary
  3/1/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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