UNSOLICITED COMMERCIAL EMAIL
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Unsolicited Electronic Mail Consumer Protection Act.
Prohibits the transmission of a commercial electronic mail message
from a computer located in Illinois or to an electronic mail address
that the sender knows, or has reason to know, is held by an Illinois
resident if the message uses a third party's Internet domain name
without permission of the third party, or otherwise misrepresents the
point of origin or the transmission path of a commercial electronic
mail message, or if the message contains false or misleading
information in the subject line. Provides for damages for violations.
Provides that an interactive computer service may block the receipt or
transmission through its service of prohibited commercial electronic
mail and exempts an interactive computer service from liability for
blocking prohibited commercial electronic mail. Amends the Consumer
Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act by providing that a
violation of certain provisions of the Unsolicited Electronic Mail
Consumer Protection Act constitutes a violation of the Consumer Fraud
and Deceptive Business Practices Act.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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