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House Bill 3865 – Consumer Protection

HB 3865 establishes additional consumer protections to protect service members and veterans. Championed by the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Illinois Attorney General's Office, the new law requires private companies that advertise veterans' and service members' benefits appeal services to publicly disclose the same services are available free of charge through county veterans' services officers and other governmental agencies.

HB 3865 is effective January 1, 2022. This bill passed both chambers of the legislature and has been signed by the Governor and is now Public Act - 102-0386.