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 Bill Status of HB2408  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Avery Bourne - John Connor - Lindsay Parkhurst - Jonathan Carroll - Dan Brady and Terra Costa Howard

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Steve McClure - Michael E. Hastings, Jason Plummer and Thomas Cullerton)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/16/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0385

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Removal of Private Compromising Images Act. Defines terms. Provides that a person shall not post a private compromising image of another person online. Provides that a person may file a petition for a take-down order if the person discovers that a private compromising image of himself or herself is posted online. Provides that if the court finds that the defendant posted a private compromising image, then the court shall enter a take-down order and the defendant shall immediately delete or remove the private compromising image from the website. Provides that upon the return of service date, if the plaintiff presents prima facie evidence that the image at issue is a private compromising image of the plaintiff, then the court shall enter an emergency take-down order without a hearing to have the image removed from the website immediately. Provides that a person who is found to have posted a private compromising image of another person by a court shall be liable for damages. Provides that the amount of damages shall be at the discretion of the court.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that nothing in the Act shall be construed to impose liability on an interactive computer service for content provided by another person.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Avery Bourne
  2/13/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2019HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/5/2019HouseTo Sex Offenses and Sex Offender Registration Subcommittee
  3/13/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Avery Bourne
  3/13/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/19/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/26/2019HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 006-000-000
  3/26/2019HouseReported Back To Judiciary - Criminal Committee;
  3/26/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary - Criminal Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/26/2019HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 019-000-000
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  3/29/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  4/2/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/2/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/3/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
  4/4/2019SenateArrive in Senate
  4/4/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 9, 2019
  4/9/2019SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Steve McClure
  4/9/2019SenateFirst Reading
  4/9/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/27/2019SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2019
  5/27/2019SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  5/28/2019SenateWaive Posting Notice
  5/28/2019SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 006-000-000
  5/28/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 29, 2019
  5/29/2019SenateSecond Reading
  5/29/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 30, 2019
  5/30/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/30/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason Plummer
  5/30/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/30/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/30/2019HousePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2019HouseSent to the Governor
  8/16/2019HouseGovernor Approved
  8/16/2019HouseEffective Date January 1, 2020
  8/16/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0385

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