Bill Status of SB2590  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Erica Harriss - Jason Plummer - Mary Edly-Allen, Sally J. Turner, Rachel Ventura, Neil Anderson, Andrew S. Chesney, Craig Wilcox, Win Stoller and Tom Bennett

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/18/2023SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.990 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Adult Content Age Verification Act. Defines terms. Provides that a commercial entity that knowingly and intentionally publishes or distributes material harmful to minors on the Internet from a website that contains a substantial portion of material harmful to minors shall be subject to civil penalties if the entity fails to perform reasonable age verification methods to verify the age of individuals attempting to access the material. Provides that the Attorney General may investigate alleged violations and initiate a civil action for an injunction and to assess civil penalties. Provides that the civil penalties shall be deposited into the Cyber Exploitation of Children Fund, which shall be expended for the investigation of cybercrimes involving the exploitation of children and for no other purpose. Amends the State Finance Act to make a conforming change.

DateChamber Action
  10/18/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Erica Harriss
  10/18/2023SenateFirst Reading
  10/18/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  10/18/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sally J. Turner
  10/23/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason Plummer
  11/9/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mary Edly-Allen
  1/19/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachel Ventura
  2/21/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  3/15/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Andrew S. Chesney
  3/18/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Craig Wilcox
  4/1/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Win Stoller
  4/9/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Tom Bennett