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 Bill Status of SB1300  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson and Emil Jones, III

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Smart Phone Kill Switch Act. Requires that any smart phone manufactured on or after July 1, 2016 that is sold or purchased in Illinois must be equipped with preloaded anti-theft functionality or be capable of downloading that functionality. Requires the functionality to be available to purchasers at no cost. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission shall adopt rules regarding smart phone anti-theft functionality. Requires wireless communications device dealers to maintain a written record of every purchase or acquisition of a used wireless communications device for resale. Sets forth information that must be included in the written record. Provides that a law enforcement agency that has probable cause to believe a device has been stolen or is evidence of a crime may place an investigative hold on or confiscate the device. Requires the installation of video security cameras at a dealer's physical location. Provides that a violation of the Act is a Class B misdemeanor. Provides exemptions from the application of the Act, including wireless telephone providers who acquire devices for trade-in or for repair and refurbishment programs.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  2/18/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2015SenateAssigned to Energy and Public Utilities
  3/12/2015SenatePostponed - Energy and Public Utilities
  3/19/2015SenatePostponed - Energy and Public Utilities
  3/26/2015SenatePostponed - Energy and Public Utilities
  3/27/2015SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/23/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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