Bill Status of SB3417  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION PLATFORMS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Sara Feigenholtz - Robert Peters - John Connor - Steve Stadelman

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2022SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Freedom to Subscribe Directly Act. Provides that a provider of a digital application distribution platform for which cumulative downloads of software applications from the digital application distribution platform to Illinois users exceed 1,000,000 downloads in the previous or current calendar year may not: (i) require a software application developer that is domiciled in the State to use a particular in-application payment system as the exclusive mode of accepting payments from a user for software application downloads or digital purchases; (ii) require use of a particular in-application payment system for accepting payments from Illinois users to download a software application or purchase a digital or physical copy; or (iii) retaliate against a developer that is domiciled in the State or an Illinois user for using an in-application payment system or digital application distribution platform that is not owned by, operated by, or affiliated with the provider. Exempts special-purpose digital application distribution platforms from the Act. Provides that the Attorney General may receive complaints and investigate violations of the Act. Provides that any person aggrieved by a violation of the Act may commence a civil action. Defines terms.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/18/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  1/18/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/18/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/19/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  1/21/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  1/26/2022SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  1/28/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  1/28/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  1/28/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  1/31/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  2/1/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  2/10/2022SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  2/10/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  2/10/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments