IL HB0619 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on August 4 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-08-04 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0026
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Exempts from inspection and copying the following: records requested by a person committed to the Department of Corrections or a county jail, the disclosure of which would result in the risk of harm to any person or the risk of an escape from a jail or correctional institution or facility; records requested by a person in a county jail or committed to the Department of Corrections containing personal information pertaining to the person's victim or the victim's family, including, but not limited to, a victim's home address, home telephone number, work or school address, work telephone number, social security number, or any other identifying information, except as may be relevant to a requester's current or potential case or claim; and law enforcement records of other persons requested by a person committed to the Department of Corrections or a county jail, including, but not limited to, arrest and booking records, mug shots, and crime scene photographs, except as these records may be relevant to the requester's current or potential case or claim. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2017-05-29 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 55 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-03-16 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 98 N: 9 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2017-08-04HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0026
2017-08-04HouseEffective Date August 4, 2017
2017-08-04HouseGovernor Approved
2017-06-27HouseSent to the Governor
2017-05-29HousePassed Both Houses
2017-05-29SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
2017-05-29SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
2017-05-26SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
2017-05-12SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2017
2017-05-12SenateSecond Reading
2017-05-10SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 11, 2017
2017-05-10SenateDo Pass Local Government; 008-000-000
2017-05-03SenatePostponed - Local Government
2017-04-25SenateAssigned to Local Government
2017-03-21SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
2017-03-17SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-03-17SenateFirst Reading
2017-03-17SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
2017-03-17SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2017-03-17SenateArrive in Senate
2017-03-17HouseMotion to Reconsider Vote - Withdrawn Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
2017-03-16HouseMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
2017-03-16HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 098-009-001
2017-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael D. Unes
2017-03-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Lee Long
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
2017-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
2017-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez
2017-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
2017-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
2017-03-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
2017-03-01HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
2017-02-28HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
2017-02-27HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
2017-02-24HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-02-24HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-02-23HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-02-22HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Government Transparency Committee; 008-001-000
2017-02-22HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Government Transparency Committee; by Voice Vote
2017-02-15HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Government Transparency Committee
2017-02-14HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2017-02-14HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
2017-02-03HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
2017-02-02HouseAssigned to Government Transparency Committee
2017-01-24HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-01-24HouseFirst Reading
2017-01-24HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.

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