IL HB3251 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Introduced on February 9 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-04-20 - House Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of illegal electronic monitoring in the statute concerning cyberstalking. Provides that a person commits illegal electronic monitoring when he or she knowingly installs, conceals, or otherwise places an electronic tracking software or spyware on an electronic communication device without the consent of all owners and primary users of the device for the purpose of monitoring or following the user or users of the software. Provides exceptions. Provides that a first violation is a Class 4 felony and a second or subsequent conviction is a Class 3 felony. Defines "electronic communication device" and "electronic tracking software or spyware".

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2017-04-20HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2017-04-20HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Christine Winger
2017-03-30HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-30HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT Committee; 010-000-000
2017-03-29HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
2017-03-23HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT Committee
2017-02-09HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-09HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-09HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Christine Winger

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720512-7.5Amended CodeCitation Text

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