Bill Summary

Creates the Tenants Radon Protection Act. Provides that before a lease is signed, a landlord shall provide to each tenant in a dwelling unit any records or reports pertaining to radon concentrations within the dwelling unit that indicate a radon hazard. Provides that if a tenant performs a radon test, the tenant shall provide to the landlord the test result within 10 days after receiving the result. Provides that before a lease is signed a landlord shall furnish each prospective tenant with a prescribed radon hazard disclosure form. Provides that nothing implies an obligation on a landlord or tenant to conduct any radon testing. Provides that a lease may be terminated under specified circumstances involving radon hazards. Provides that this is a limitation on home rule powers. Amends the Illinois Radon Awareness Act. Repeals a provision requiring landlords to give certain disclosures to tenants. Effective January 1, 2017.

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Bill History

Date Action
2016-06-01Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2016-04-22Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2016-04-15Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2016-04-15Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2016-04-15Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2016-04-15Second Reading - Short Debate
2016-04-05Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2016-04-05Do Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 007-004-000
2016-04-05House Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary - Civil Committee; by Voice Vote
2016-04-05Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
2016-04-04House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Civil Committee
2016-03-23House Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2016-03-23House Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Emily McAsey
2016-03-23Assigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
2016-01-27Referred to Rules Committee
2016-01-27First Reading
2016-01-27Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Emily McAsey


Name District
Emily McAseyHD-085
Robyn GabelHD-018
Sonya HarperHD-006
Ann WilliamsHD-011
Camille LillyHD-078