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 Bill Status of HB2689  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  INTERNET SCREENING LIBRARIES

House Sponsors
Rep. Peter Breen - John Bradley - Martin J. Moylan, Margo McDermed, Keith R. Wheeler, Mary E. Flowers, Jerry Costello, II, Chad Hays and Daniel V. Beiser

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.866 new
75 ILCS 5/1-8 new
75 ILCS 10/8.1from Ch. 81, par. 118.1
30 ILCS 805/8.39 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Internet Screening in Public Libraries Act. Provides that each public library must have a technology protection measure to prevent the display on a public computer of any visual depictions that are obscene, child pornography, or harmful to minors. Allows a public library to disable the technology protection measure for an adult engaged in legitimate research or some other lawful purpose. Requires the State Librarian to adopt rules to implement and administer the Act. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Internet Screening in Public Libraries Fund. Amends the Illinois Library System Act to require compliance with and submit an annual attestation under this Act in order to be eligible for certain grants. Amends the Illinois Local Library Act to be subject to the provisions of this Act. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Peter Breen
  2/19/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2015HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/10/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  3/11/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John Bradley
  3/11/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  3/11/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/11/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/11/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  3/16/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  3/16/2015HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  3/19/2015HouseTo General Law Subcommittee
  3/24/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/3/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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