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 Bill Status of HB2458  94th General Assembly


Short Description:  INTERNET SCREENING LIBRARIES

House Sponsors
Rep. Kevin Joyce - Patricia Bailey - Patricia R. Bellock - Dave Winters and Patrick J Verschoore

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.640 new
30 ILCS 805/8.29 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. Authorizes enforcement by the Attorney General or an individual. Provides that each public library must annually certify, under penalty of perjury, its compliance with this Act. Allows a public library to disable the technology protection measure for an adult engaged in legitimate research or some other lawful purpose. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Internet Screening in Public Libraries Fund. Fines under the Act are to be deposited into the Fund. Amounts in the Fund are to be used by the State Librarian, subject to appropriation, to implement and administer the Act. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kevin Joyce
  2/17/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2005HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  2/24/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Bailey
  2/25/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/2/2005HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 006-008-000
  3/2/2005HouseRemains in Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/10/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  3/16/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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