Bill Status of HB0272  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Kambium Buckner, Nicholas K. Smith, Barbara Hernandez, Camille Y. Lilly, Mark Batinick, Carol Ammons and Joyce Mason

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Robert Peters - Jacqueline Y. Collins - John Connor)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
815 ILCS 505/2WWW new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to send to a consumer an unsolicited check that, when cashed, obligates the recipient to repay the amount of the check plus interest and fees. Provides that the provision does not apply to a transaction in which a consumer has submitted an application for, or requested an extension of, credit from the person before receiving the check or instrument, or when the consumer has an existing relationship with the person.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds provisions extending applicability of the bill to unsolicited negotiable instruments, credit cards, debit cards, and other forms of payment or transfer delivered to a consumer. Provides that a consumer is not liable for any debt or other obligation arising out of the negotiation of an unsolicited instrument delivered to the consumer.

DateChamber Action
  1/25/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kambium Buckner
  1/29/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/29/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/2/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  2/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Financial Institutions Committee
  3/9/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Financial Institutions Committee; 011-000-000
  3/10/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/17/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  3/26/2021HouseRemoved from Consent Calendar Status Rep. Kambium Buckner
  3/26/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/19/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kambium Buckner
  4/19/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Financial Institutions Committee
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Financial Institutions Committee; 010-001-000
  4/23/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/23/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 075-031-000
  4/23/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/27/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/27/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  4/27/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/27/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/27/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  5/10/2021SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  5/21/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die