Friday, April 9, 2010

HB 5224 Passed By House

HB 5224 - Tenents Radon Protection - passed the Illinois House as amended by a vote of 074-022-001 on March 26, 2010.

The substance of the amendment is as follows:

Replaces everything after the enacting clause with provisions substantially similar to the bill as introduced except that: the landlord shall provide the tenant with an Illinois Emergency Management Agency radon guide for tenants; adds to the rental property disclosure form a statement that IEMA strongly recommends that rental property be tested and an acknowledgment of the tenant's receipt of the radon guide; a landlord may have 30 days to obtain a radon test after a tenant's notification of a test revealing radon; provides that a measurement by a radon contractor is valid for 5 years; and deletes provisions concerning the termination of a lease. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2011.

The bill is scheduled for first reading in the Senate on April 13, 2010.

Sunday, February 28, 2010

HB 5224 Tenants Radon Protection Update

HB 5224 was voted out of the Environmental Health Committee February 25, 2010 by a vote of 013-000-000.

The bill is now scheduled for second reading and short debate in the Illinois House of Representatives.

Details of the bill can be seen by entering hb5224 in the bill search box at

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Illinois General Assembly- HB5224 -Tenents Radon Protection Act

The Tenents Radon Protection Act was introduced by Rep Dan Reitz on February 3, 2010.

Progress of and the contents of the the bill can be followed at:
Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for HB5224