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 Bill Status of HB5398  101st General Assembly

Short Description:  CYBER RESERVE

House Sponsors
Rep. Grant Wehrli - Avery Bourne - Amy Grant - Dan Ugaste

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Cyber Reserve Act. Establishes the Illinois Cyber Reserve, to be administered by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, in order to deploy volunteers upon the occurrence of a cybersecurity incident. Contains provisions regarding volunteer requirements, criminal history checks, and civil liability. Requires volunteers to provide assistance for 6 years from the time of deployment or for the time required under the Agency's record retention policies, whichever is longer, and assistance to be for 7 days unless a different period is specified in writing. Creates the Illinois Cyber Reserve Advisory Board as an advisory body within the Agency and tasks it with reviewing and making recommendations regarding the policies and procedures used in implementing the Act. Requires the Agency to publish guidelines for the operation of the Illinois Cyber Reserve program and provides minimum requirements for the guidelines. Allows the Agency to enter into contracts with clients, provide training to individuals, and establish a fee schedule for clients. Provides that specified information given to the Illinois Cyber Reserve or obtained under the Act is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that the Agency shall adopt any rules necessary for the implementation and administration of the Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Grant Wehrli
  2/14/2020HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
  2/14/2020HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  2/14/2020HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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