Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for HB2935
Illinois General Assembly

Previous General Assemblies

 Bill Status of HB2935  9th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Emily McAsey - Sidney H. Mathias - Marlow H. Colvin, Esther Golar, Jack D. Franks, Keith Farnham, Carol A. Sente and Linda Chapa LaVia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson, Ira I. Silverstein and Mattie Hunter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/11/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0303

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/12-7.5
720 ILCS 135/1-2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961 and the Harassing and Obscene Communications Act. Provides that "electronic communication" includes transmissions through an electronic device including, but not limited to, a telephone, cellular phone, computer, or pager, which communication includes, but is not limited to, e-mail, instant message, text message, or voice mail (rather than transmissions by a computer through the Internet to another computer). Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/22/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emily McAsey
  2/23/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/23/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/23/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2011HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/10/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 007-000-000
  3/10/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  3/17/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/6/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  4/6/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/6/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  4/6/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  4/6/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/6/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  4/7/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/7/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 8, 2011
  4/8/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/11/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/11/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2011SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  5/6/2011SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  5/11/2011SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 005-000-000
  5/11/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2011
  5/13/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2011
  5/17/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  5/17/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/17/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/17/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  6/15/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  8/11/2011HouseGovernor Approved
  8/11/2011HouseEffective Date August 11, 2011
  8/11/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0303

Back To Top