IL HB2335 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 4-1)
Status: Introduced on February 14 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-11-21 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Weber
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Biometric Information Privacy Act. Changes the definitions of "biometric identifier" and "written release". Defines "biometric lock", "biometric time clock", "electronic signature", "in writing", and "security purpose". Provides that if the biometric identifier or biometric information is collected or captured for the same repeated process, the private entity is only required to inform the subject or receive consent during the initial collection. Waives certain requirements for collecting, capturing, or otherwise obtaining a person's or a customer's biometric identifier or biometric information under certain circumstances relating to security purposes. Provides that nothing in the Act shall be construed to apply to information captured by a biometric time clock or biometric lock that converts a person's biometric identifier or biometric information to a mathematical representation. Requires the Department of Labor to provide information for employers regarding the requirements of the Act on its website. Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that nothing in the Act limits, prevents, or preempts a recovery by an employee under the Biometric Information Privacy Act. Effective immediately.

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2023-11-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Weber
2023-04-20HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste
2023-04-19HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
2023-04-19HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
2023-04-04HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
2023-04-04HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
2023-03-10HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2023-03-08HouseTo Civil Procedure & Tort Liability subcommittee
2023-03-02HouseRe-assigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
2023-02-28HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2023-02-14HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2023-02-14HouseFirst Reading
2023-02-14HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jeff Keicher

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7401410Amended CodeCitation Text
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7401425Amended CodeCitation Text
7401435New CodeSee Bill Text
8203055Amended CodeCitation Text

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