Illinois General Assembly

  Bills & Resolutions  
  Compiled Statutes  
  Public Acts  
  Legislative Reports  
  IL Constitution  
  Legislative Guide  
  Legislative Glossary  

 Search By Number
 (example: HB0001)
Search Tips

Search By Keyword

 Bill Status of HB0290  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  LOCAL GOV-INTERNET POSTINGS

House Sponsors
Rep. David S. Olsen - Natalie A. Manley

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/2.25 new
50 ILCS 205/25 new
30 ILCS 805/8.41 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Local Records Act. Requires any unit of local government serving a population of 5,000 or more and any school district with an enrollment of 500 or more students to maintain an Internet website and post to that website, for the current calendar or fiscal year, as the case may be, certain information. Provides that any citizen who is a resident of the unit of local government or school district may bring a mandamus or injunction action to compel the unit of local government or school district to comply with the Internet posting requirements. Provides that records posted pursuant to this amendatory Act shall remain posted on the entity's website, or subsequent websites, in perpetuity. Limits home rule powers. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Contains a severability clause. Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that a public body is not required to copy and make available for public inspection a public record that is published on the public body's website if the public body's Freedom of Information officer certifies that the online record is a true and accurate copy of the original record maintained by the public body. Provides that the Freedom of Information officer shall notify the person requesting the public record that it is available online. Provides that if the person requesting the public record is unable to access the record online, the public body is then required to copy and make available the public record. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. David S. Olsen
  1/11/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/11/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/24/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  2/9/2017HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  3/8/2017HouseTo Transparency Subcommittee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Back To Top