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 Bill Status of HB5497  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Ann M. Williams - Emanuel Chris Welch - Gregory Harris - Delia C. Ramirez, Deb Conroy, John Connor, Daniel Didech, Yehiel M. Kalish, Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer, Kelly M. Cassidy, Will Guzzardi, Theresa Mah, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Diane Pappas and Kambium Buckner

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Geolocation Privacy Protection Act. Provides that a private entity that owns, operates, or controls a location-based application on a user's device may not disclose geolocation information from a location-based application to a third party unless the private entity first receives the user's affirmative express consent after providing a specified notice to the user. Sets forth the purposes for which disclosure may be made. Provides that a violation of the Act constitutes an unlawful practice for which the Attorney General may take appropriate action under the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that the Act does not modify, limit, or supersede the operation of any other Illinois law or prevent a party from otherwise seeking relief under the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that waiver of the provisions of the Act is void and unenforceable and an agreement that does not comply with the Act is void and unenforceable. Providers that the Act does not apply to certain entities.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ann M. Williams
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Yehiel M. Kalish
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  3/4/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Pappas
  3/6/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  3/12/2020HouseAssigned to Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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