IL HB3251 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on August 18 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-08-18 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0166
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [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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Roll Calls

2017-05-25 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 57 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-28 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 89 N: 2 NV: 6 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2017-08-18HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0166
2017-08-18HouseEffective Date January 1, 2018
2017-08-18HouseGovernor Approved
2017-06-23HouseSent to the Governor
2017-05-25HousePassed Both Houses
2017-05-25SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
2017-05-18SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2017
2017-05-18SenateSecond Reading
2017-05-12SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 15, 2017
2017-05-12SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 009-000-000
2017-05-05SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
2017-05-02SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-05-02SenateFirst Reading
2017-05-02SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
2017-05-02SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
2017-05-02SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2017-05-02SenateArrive in Senate
2017-04-28HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2017-04-28HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 089-002-003
2017-04-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
2017-04-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sheri Jesiel
2017-04-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Cavaletto
2017-04-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
2017-04-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nick Sauer
2017-04-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
2017-04-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
2017-04-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
2017-04-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2017-04-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
2017-04-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David S. Olsen
2017-04-28HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
2017-04-28HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
2017-04-28HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-04-28HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
2017-04-27HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT Committee; 010-000-000
2017-04-26HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
2017-04-26HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-04-26HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
2017-04-24HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez
2017-04-24HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT Committee
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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