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 Bill Status of SB3079  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  DIGITAL ELECTION COMMUNICATION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/18/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 19, 2018

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/9-1.5a new
10 ILCS 5/9-1.14
10 ILCS 5/9-9.5
10 ILCS 5/9-9.6 new
10 ILCS 5/9-10.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Includes in the definition of "electioneering communication", a digital communication and provides that the definition includes any communication that is placed or promoted on an online platform. Provides that an online platform shall maintain and make available for online public inspection in machine readable format, a complete record of any request to purchase on the online platform an electioneering communication that is made by a person whose aggregate requests to purchase electioneering communications on the online platform during the calendar year exceed $500. Provides that the record shall be made available as soon as is possible and shall be retained by the online platform for a period of not less than 4 years. Provides that any person who requests to purchase an electioneering communication on an online platform shall provide the online platform with the information necessary for the online platform to comply with the record requirements. Defines "online platform". In provisions concerning disclosures in political communications, provides that political committee that pays for specified political communication must be identified conspicuously within the communication. Provides that a communication does not make a statement in a clear and conspicuous manner if it is difficult to read or hear or if the placement is easily overlooked. Provides that each provider of electioneering communications shall make reasonable efforts to ensure that electioneering communications are not purchased by a foreign national, directly or indirectly.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/15/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/21/2018SenateAssigned to Executive
  4/12/2018SenateDo Pass Executive; 010-004-000
  4/12/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 17, 2018
  4/18/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/18/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 19, 2018
  4/20/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/20/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments

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