IL HB4999 | 2015-2016 | 99th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-1)
Status: Passed on July 22 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-07-22 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0610
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act. Makes it unlawful for an employer or prospective employer to request or require an employee or applicant to authenticate or access a personal online account in the presence of the employer, to request or require that an employee or applicant invite the employer to join a group affiliated with any personal online account of the employee or applicant, or join an online account established by the employer. Prohibits retaliation against an employee or applicant. Defines terms.

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Roll Calls

2016-05-24 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 56 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-04-22 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 105 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2016-07-22HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0610
2016-07-22HouseEffective Date January 1, 2017
2016-07-22HouseGovernor Approved
2016-06-22HouseSent to the Governor
2016-05-24HousePassed Both Houses
2016-05-24SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
2016-05-17SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2016
2016-05-17SenateSecond Reading
2016-05-12SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 17, 2016
2016-05-12SenateDo Pass Executive; 013-000-000
2016-05-04SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
2016-05-03SenateAssigned to Executive
2016-04-28SenateReferred to Assignments
2016-04-28SenateFirst Reading
2016-04-27SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
2016-04-25SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading May 4, 2016
2016-04-25SenateArrive in Senate
2016-04-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
2016-04-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2016-04-22HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-001
2016-04-21HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2016-04-21HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
2016-04-21HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Civil Committee; 009-000-000
2016-04-15HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
2016-04-15HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2016-04-15HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Civil Committee
2016-04-14HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
2016-04-14HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Will Guzzardi
2016-04-07HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2016-04-06HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 011-000-000
2016-04-06HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary - Civil Committee; by Voice Vote
2016-04-04HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Civil Committee
2016-03-28HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2016-03-28HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Will Guzzardi
2016-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
2016-02-23HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
2016-02-08HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2016-02-08HouseFirst Reading
2016-02-08HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Will Guzzardi

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