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 Bill Status of HB4623  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  SEXUAL EXPLICIT DIGITAL IMAGE

House Sponsors
Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz - Natalie A. Manley - Margaret Croke - Anne Stava-Murray, Jeff Keicher, Brandun Schweizer, Ann M. Williams, Bob Morgan, Fred Crespo, Michelle Mussman, Daniel Didech, Lance Yednock, Joyce Mason, Matt Hanson, Travis Weaver, Will Guzzardi, Steven Reick, Bradley Fritts, Tony M. McCombie, Amy L. Grant, Nicole La Ha, Kevin John Olickal, Sue Scherer, Mary Beth Canty, Michael J. Kelly, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Harry Benton, Diane Blair-Sherlock, Kam Buckner, La Shawn K. Ford, Gregg Johnson, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Martin J. Moylan, Terra Costa Howard, Theresa Mah, Hoan Huynh, Dagmara Avelar, Laura Faver Dias, Aaron M. Ortiz, Maurice A. West, II, Tracy Katz Muhl, Barbara Hernandez, Jawaharial Williams, Cyril Nichols, Yolonda Morris, Ryan Spain, Dave Vella, Abdelnasser Rashid, Jenn Ladisch Douglass, Katie Stuart, Mary Gill, Robert "Bob" Rita, Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez, Dan Caulkins, Kevin Schmidt, Charles Meier, Sharon Chung, Randy E. Frese, Janet Yang Rohr and Maura Hirschauer

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Mary Edly-Allen)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/19/2024SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/6-106.1
720 ILCS 5/11-20.1from Ch. 38, par. 11-20.1
720 ILCS 5/11-20.4 new
720 ILCS 5/11-23.5
720 ILCS 5/11-23.7 new
725 ILCS 5/124B-500
725 ILCS 115/3from Ch. 38, par. 1353
730 ILCS 5/5-5-3
730 ILCS 5/5-5-3.2
730 ILCS 5/5-8-1from Ch. 38, par. 1005-8-1
730 ILCS 5/5-8-4from Ch. 38, par. 1005-8-4
730 ILCS 150/2from Ch. 38, par. 222
730 ILCS 150/3


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person who is convicted of obscene depiction of a purported child is ineligible to receive a school bus driver permit. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that "child pornography" includes the depiction of a part of an actual child under 18 who by manipulation, creation, or modification, appears to be engaged in sexual activity. Creates the offenses of obscene depiction of a purported child and non-consensual dissemination of sexually explicit digitized depictions. Defines offenses and provides criminal penalties for violations. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides for the forfeiture to the State: (1) of any profits or proceeds and any property the person has acquired or maintained in violation of those offenses; (2) any interest in, securities of, claim against, or property or contractual right of any kind affording a source of influence over any enterprise that the person has established, operated, controlled, or conducted in violation of those offenses; and (3) any computer that contains an obscene depiction of a purported child. Amends the Bill of Rights for Children. Provides that under certain conditions, the parent or legal guardian of a child who is the victim of obscene depiction of a purported child may make a victim's impact statement on the impact which the defendant's criminal conduct or the juvenile's delinquent conduct has had upon the child. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a period of probation, a term of periodic imprisonment, or conditional discharge shall not be imposed for specified violations of the offense of obscene depiction of a purported child. Provides for enhanced penalties for specified violations of obscene depiction of a purported child. Provides that the court shall impose a consecutive sentence when the defendant is convicted of specified violations of the offense of obscene depiction of a purported child. Amends the Sex Offender Registration Act to provide that a person convicted of obscene depiction of a purported child must register as a sex offender.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
730 ILCS 150/2
730 ILCS 150/3
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/6-508from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-508

Further amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person convicted of committing or attempting to commit obscene depiction of a purported child is ineligible for a CDL with a school bus driver endorsement. Provides that, for purposes of the statute concerning child pornography, "child pornography" does not include images or materials in which the creator of the image or materials is the sole subject of the depiction. In the offense of obscene depiction of a purported child, specifies that it is an element of the offense to obtain (rather than to possess) the image or materials. In the offense of obscene depiction of a purported child, deletes from the definition of "obscene depiction" a cartoon or animation. Deletes the amendatory changes to the Sex Offender Registration Act. Adds a severability provision to the bill.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Makes technical changes to the bill.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
In the offense of obscene depiction of a purported child, deletes a provision that a person commits the offense when, with knowledge of the nature or content thereof, the person produces, generates, or creates, by electronic, mechanical, or other means, any obscene depiction of a purported child.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/30/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  1/31/2024HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/7/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
  2/7/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandun Schweizer
  2/8/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  2/9/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
  2/9/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  2/9/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  2/9/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  2/9/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  2/9/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  2/9/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lance Yednock
  2/9/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  2/9/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Matt Hanson
  2/9/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Travis Weaver
  2/14/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/14/2024HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  2/14/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven Reick
  2/14/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bradley Fritts
  2/14/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony M. McCombie
  2/14/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy L. Grant
  2/16/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicole La Ha
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin John Olickal
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Beth Canty
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Kelly
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Benton
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kam Buckner
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregg Johnson
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  3/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Hoan Huynh
  3/18/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  3/18/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/20/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  3/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Faver Dias
  3/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  3/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tracy Katz Muhl
  3/21/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  3/21/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams
  3/21/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cyril Nichols
  3/21/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Yolonda Morris
  3/25/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  4/2/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella
  4/2/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary - Criminal Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/2/2024HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 013-000-000
  4/3/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  4/4/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/10/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Abdelnasser Rashid
  4/10/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  4/10/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jenn Ladisch Douglass
  4/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  4/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Gill
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert "Bob" Rita
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez
  4/15/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  4/15/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Caulkins
  4/16/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/16/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  4/16/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2024HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  4/18/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Schmidt
  4/18/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
  4/18/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sharon Chung
  4/18/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
  4/18/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
  4/19/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maura Hirschauer
  4/19/2024SenateArrive in Senate
  4/19/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/19/2024SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Mary Edly-Allen
  4/19/2024SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2024SenateReferred to Assignments

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