Bill Status of SB1947  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Mattie Hunter - Jacqueline Y. Collins

House Sponsors
(Rep. Natalie A. Manley - Michael W. Tryon - John D. Anthony - Frances Ann Hurley - Martin J. Moylan, Al Riley, Patricia R. Bellock and Stephanie A. Kifowit)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/7/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0323

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1305/1-17

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Human Services Act. Expands the definition of "sexual abuse" to include (i) an employee's actions that result in the sending or showing of sexually explicit images to an individual via computer, cellular phone, electronic mail, portable electronic device, or other media with or without contact with the individual or (ii) an employee's posting of sexually explicit images of an individual online or elsewhere whether or not there is contact with the individual. Defines "sexually explicit images" to include, but not be limited to, any material which depicts nudity, sexual conduct, or sado-masochistic abuse, or which contains explicit and detailed verbal descriptions or narrative accounts of sexual excitement, sexual conduct, or sado-masochistic abuse.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds an immediate effective date.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/20/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/11/2015SenateAssigned to Human Services
  3/18/2015SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/25/2015SenateDo Pass Human Services; 009-000-000
  3/25/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 26, 2015
  4/8/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/8/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/14/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  4/15/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Human Services; 006-000-000
  4/16/2015SenateSecond Reading
  4/16/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Hunter
  4/16/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 21, 2015
  4/22/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/22/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  4/22/2015HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2015HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/22/2015HouseFirst Reading
  4/22/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  5/4/2015HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  5/8/2015HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 15, 2015
  5/14/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 014-000-000
  5/14/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/14/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  5/14/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  5/18/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  5/18/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/19/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/20/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/22/2015HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2015
  5/29/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  5/29/2015SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/26/2015SenateSent to the Governor
  8/7/2015SenateGovernor Approved
  8/7/2015SenateEffective Date August 7, 2015
  8/7/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0323