Bill Status of HB2689 99th General Assembly
Short Description: INTERNET SCREENING LIBRARIES
Rep. Peter Breen - John Bradley - Martin J. Moylan, Margo McDermed, Keith R. Wheeler, Mary E. Flowers, Jerry Costello, II, Chad Hays and Daniel V. Beiser
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Internet Screening in Public Libraries Act. Provides that each public library must have a technology protection measure to prevent the display on a public computer of any visual depictions that are obscene, child pornography, or harmful to minors. Allows a public library to disable the technology protection measure for an adult engaged in legitimate research or some other lawful purpose. Requires the State Librarian to adopt rules to implement and administer the Act. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Internet Screening in Public Libraries Fund. Amends the Illinois Library System Act to require compliance with and submit an annual attestation under this Act in order to be eligible for certain grants. Amends the Illinois Local Library Act to be subject to the provisions of this Act. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement.