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 Bill Status of HB4559  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Diane Pappas - John Connor

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/7from Ch. 116, par. 207
10 ILCS 5/1A-55

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Exempts from the Act records that are designed to detect, defend against, prevent, or respond to potential cyber attacks on elections and voter registration held by the State Board of Elections, the Department of Innovation and Technology, election authorities, and other necessary parties. Amends the Election Code. Combines changes made by 2 Public Acts regarding cyber security efforts. Changes references to the "Help America Vote Act" to the "2018 Help America Vote Act Election Security Grant". Provides that the Cyber Navigator Program shall (rather than should) be designed to provide equal support to all election authorities, with allowable modifications based on need. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/5/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Diane Pappas
  2/5/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/5/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  3/12/2020HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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