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 Bill Status of hb1727  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  INTERNET SCREENING LIBRARIES

Sponsors
 
Kevin Joyce - David Reis - Shane Cultra and James H. Meyer
Sponsors
 
Mike Jacobs - Randall M. Hultgren)
 
 
 


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.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Makes changes to the requirements for the technology protection measures on public computers in the library. Provides that those measures, in addition to protecting both adults and minors from visual depictions that are obscene or child pornography, must also protect adults and minors (instead of only minors) from visual depictions that are harmful to minors.

House Committee Amendment No. 2
Provides that the Internet safety policy must provide for the disablement of the technology protection measure by an employee of the public library upon the request of a minor to use the computer for legitimate research or some other lawful purpose if that minor is adequately supervised for the duration of the minor's use of the computer by an individual who is 21 years of age or older.

 Judicial Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 Based on a review of the bill it has been determined that the bill would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the State.

 Judicial Note, House Committee Amendment No. 2 (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 Based on a review of the bill it has been determined that the bill would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the State.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Office of the Secretary of State)
 HB 1727 (H-AM 1) has a minimal fiscal impact on the Secretary of State's office.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 2 (Office of the Secretary of State)
 HB 1727 (H-AM 2) has a minimal fiscal impact on the Secretary of State's office.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Provides that a depiction is "harmful to minors" if it meets all (instead of any one of) the specified criteria. Deletes a provision that the annual attestation by an administrative unit concerning compliance with the Act must be made under the penalty of perjury.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 It is the opinion of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity that this legislation does not create a State mandate under the State Mandates Act.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 2 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 It is the opinion of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity that this legislation does not create a State mandate under the State Mandates Act.

House Floor Amendment No. 5
Adds reference to:
from Ch. 81, par. 118.1 

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill, as amended, with the following changes: In the Internet Screening in Public Libraries Act, deletes the provisions authorizing the enforcement of the Act by the Attorney General or by an individual. Amends the Illinois Library System Act. Provides that, to receive grants from the State Librarian under the Act, a public library must be in compliance with the requirements set forth in the Internet Screening in Public Libraries Act and the administrative unit in whose jurisdiction the library is located must have submitted the annual attestation, as required under that Act. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 It is the opinion of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity that this legislation creates a non reimbursable local government organization and structure mandate.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/22/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kevin Joyce
  2/22/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  2/23/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Shane Cultra
  2/27/2007HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/14/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/14/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/14/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/14/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/14/2007HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 009-005-000
  3/14/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Lou Lang
  3/15/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Lou Lang
  3/15/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Lou Lang
  3/15/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Lou Lang
  3/15/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Judicial Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Lou Lang
  3/15/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Judicial Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Lou Lang
  3/21/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Judicial Note Filed as Amended
  3/21/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Judicial Note Filed as Amended
  3/22/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  3/22/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  3/22/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kevin Joyce
  3/22/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/28/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  3/28/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  4/16/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  4/17/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/17/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2007HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2007HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kevin Joyce
  4/20/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/23/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kevin Joyce
  4/23/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/25/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  4/25/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  4/26/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/26/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2007HouseThird Reading/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 3, 2007
  5/2/2007HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  5/2/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  5/2/2007HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 063-051-001
  5/2/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40(a)
  5/2/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  5/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading May 3, 2007
  5/2/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Randall M. Hultgren
  5/3/2007SenateFirst Reading
  5/3/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  4/1/2008SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Mike Jacobs
  4/1/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Randall M. Hultgren
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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