IL SB3539 | 2013-2014 | 98th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Failed on January 13 2015 - 100% progression
Action: 2015-01-13 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Creates the Smart Phone Kill Switch Act. Requires any smart phone that is manufactured after the effective date of the Act and is sold or purchased at retail in this State to be equipped with the capability to render that smart phone completely inoperable if the phone is lost or stolen. Prohibits wireless telephone service providers and wireless telephone equipment manufacturers from charging any additional fee for a smart phone that has the capability of rendering the smart phone completely inoperable if it is lost or stolen. Provides a definition of "smart phone". Requires a wireless telephone service provider to insure a smart phone against theft if the wireless telephone service provider provides service to a smart phone that does not have the capability of rendering the phone completely inoperable.

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2015-01-13SenateSession Sine Die
2014-04-11SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2014-03-28SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 11, 2014
2014-03-27SenatePostponed - Executive
2014-03-21SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
2014-03-05SenateAssigned to Executive
2014-02-14SenateReferred to Assignments
2014-02-14SenateFirst Reading
2014-02-14SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson

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