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 Bill Status of HB2385  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  LOCAL RECORDS ACT-EMAILS

House Sponsors
Rep. Peter Breen

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 205/17 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Local Records Act. Provides that all emails that are in connection with the transaction of public business sent or received by an agency, an employee, staff member, or contractor of an agency, or an officer of an agency are public records regardless if the emails are sent or received on a personal or agency-provided email address. Requires an agency that provides an email address to one or more of its staff members, employees, or contractors to provide an email address for all officers of the agency. Provides that staff members, employees, contractors, and officers shall use agency-provided email for all communications in connection with the transaction of public business. Provides that staff members, employees, contractors, and officers shall promptly forward, print, or otherwise provide any email sent or received on his or her personal email address to his or her agency if the email is in connection with the transaction of public business. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/3/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Peter Breen
  2/3/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/3/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2017HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/6/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Peter Breen
  3/6/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Peter Breen
  3/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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