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 Bill Status of HB4762  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  DIGITAL LIKENESS PROTECTION

House Sponsors
Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz - Emanuel "Chris" Welch - Hoan Huynh and Travis Weaver

Hearings
Judiciary - Civil Committee Hearing Apr 16 2024 10:30AM Stratton Building Room C-1 Springfield, IL - House Floor Amendment 2 - House Floor Amendment 3


Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/21/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Digital Voice and Likeness Protection Act. Provides that a provision in an agreement between an individual and any other person for the performance of personal or professional services is contrary to public policy and is deemed unenforceable if the provision meets all of the following conditions: (1) the provision allows for the creation and use of a digital replica of the individual's voice or likeness in place of work the individual would otherwise have performed in person; (2) the provision does not clearly define and detail all of the proposed uses of the digital replica or the generative artificial intelligence system; and (3) the individual was not represented by legal counsel or by a labor union acting in a specified capacity. Provides that the Act shall apply retroactively. Provides that any person who is currently under, or has entered into, an agreement with an individual performing personal or professional services containing an unenforceable provision shall notify that individual in writing that the provision is unenforceable by January 1, 2025. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Removes a provision that provides that the Act shall apply retroactively. Removes a provision that provides that any person who is currently under, or has entered into, an agreement with an individual performing personal or professional services containing an unenforceable provision shall notify that individual in writing that the provision is unenforceable by January 1, 2025.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/5/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  2/6/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2024HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/5/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  3/5/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/12/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/20/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Hoan Huynh
  3/21/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary - Civil Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/21/2024HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 014-000-000
  3/21/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch
  3/25/2024HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch
  3/25/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch
  4/5/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  4/5/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  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
  4/15/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  4/15/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  4/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Travis Weaver

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