Bill Status of HB3272  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Travis Weaver

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/10/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/2from Ch. 116, par. 202
50 ILCS 205/3from Ch. 116, par. 43.103
50 ILCS 205/7from Ch. 116, par. 43.107

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that public records include born-digital electronic material and digitized electronic material and defines both of those terms. Provides that "public inspection" or "inspection" means, as it relates to public records that are born-digital electronic material or digitized electronic material, inspection of public records on a public body's website or on a designated computer available at the official place of business of the public body. Amends the Local Records Act making similar changes to the definition of "public record". Further amends the Local Records Act providing that approval of the Commission is not needed for, and the Commission may not prohibit, destruction of an original record after it is converted into a digitized electronic format if the standards and procedures of the Commission relating to digitization are followed. Makes conforming changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Travis Weaver
  2/17/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2023HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/10/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/10/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee