False advertisement for regulated services; notice, penalty. (HB280)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


False advertisement for locksmith services; penalty. Provides that any medium that publishes an advertisement by an unregistered locksmith for the provision of locksmith services after being notified by the Criminal Justices Services Board that such person is unregistered is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor and may be subject to a maximum civil monetary penalty of $2,500. Venue for a prosecution of this crime lies in the jurisdiction where the unlawful act occurs or where a member of the public accessed the advertisement. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/31/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100766D
12/31/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2014Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/13/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB280)
01/13/2014Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on General Laws
02/03/2014Reconsidered by Courts sub: Criminal
02/03/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/03/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/07/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2014Committee substitute printed 14104371D-H1
02/08/2014Read first time
02/10/2014Read second time
02/10/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14104371D-H1
02/10/2014Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB280H1
02/11/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB280H1)
02/12/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Read third time
02/24/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB280ER)
02/26/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB280ER)
02/26/2014Signed by Speaker
02/28/2014Signed by President
03/31/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 396 (effective 7/1/14)
03/31/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0396)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.