Public Act 100-0264
HB2449 EnrolledLRB100 06899 RJF 16949 b

    AN ACT concerning veterans.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Service Member Civil Relief Act is
amended by adding Sections 13 as follows:
    (330 ILCS 63/13 new)
    Sec. 13. Contract termination.
    (a) Any person or service member who enters military
service may, at any time after receiving military orders to
relocate for a period of service of at least 90 days, terminate
or suspend any of the following contracts for services:
        (1) internet services;
        (2) television and cable services;
        (3) athletic club or gym memberships; and
        (4) satellite radio services.
    (b) Termination or suspension of a contract under this
Section must be made by delivery of a written or electronic
notice, along with a copy of the service member's official
military orders calling him or her to military service, to the
specified service provider. A termination or suspension under
this Section is effective on the day notice is given under this
subsection (b). A service member who terminates or suspends a
contract for services under this Section, and who is no longer
in active military service, may reinstate the provision of
service upon providing written or electronic notice to the
service provider that he or she is no longer on active military
    (c) Nothing in this Section shall be construed to conflict
with the provisions of the federal Servicemembers Civil Relief
Act, or any other applicable provision of this Act.
    (d) The provisions of this Section shall only apply to
contracts entered into on and after the effective date of this
amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly.

Effective Date: 1/1/2018