Bill Text: IL HB0291 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits improper disclosure of location information of a public official or human service provider when he or she knowingly obtains and discloses to any other person the location information of a public official or human service provider. Provides that a person commits improper disclosure of personal information of a public official or human service provider when he or she knowingly obtains and discloses to any other person the personal information of a public official or human service provider. Provides that improper disclosure of location information of a public official or human service provider is a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense and a Class 4 felony for a second or subsequent offense. Provides that improper disclosure of personal information of a public official or human service provider is a Class 4 felony for a first offense and a Class 3 felony for a second or subsequent offense. Provides that is not a violation to disclose the business address or place of work of a public official or human service provider. Defines terms.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-29 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB0291 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-HB0291-Introduced.html


101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
HB0291

Introduced , by Rep. David McSweeney

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
720 ILCS 5/49-7 new

Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits improper disclosure of location information of a public official or human service provider when he or she knowingly obtains and discloses to any other person the location information of a public official or human service provider. Provides that a person commits improper disclosure of personal information of a public official or human service provider when he or she knowingly obtains and discloses to any other person the personal information of a public official or human service provider. Provides that improper disclosure of location information of a public official or human service provider is a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense and a Class 4 felony for a second or subsequent offense. Provides that improper disclosure of personal information of a public official or human service provider is a Class 4 felony for a first offense and a Class 3 felony for a second or subsequent offense. Provides that is not a violation to disclose the business address or place of work of a public official or human service provider. Defines terms.
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1 AN ACT concerning criminal law.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by adding
5Section 49-7 as follows:
6 (720 ILCS 5/49-7 new)
7 Sec. 49-7. Improper disclosure of personal or location
8information of a public official or human service provider.
9 (a) In this Section:
10 "Human service provider" has same meaning ascribed to
11 the term in Section 12-9 of this Code.
12 "Location information" means information about a
13 person's physical whereabouts, including, but not limited
14 to, the home address, home telephone number, cellular
15 telephone number, or e-mail address of that person.
16 "Personal information" means either of the following:
17 (1) A person's first name or first initial and last
18 name in combination with any one or more of the
19 following data elements, when either the name or the
20 data elements are not encrypted or redacted or are
21 encrypted or redacted but the keys to unencrypt or
22 unredact or otherwise read the name or data elements
23 have been acquired without authorization through the

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1 breach of security:
2 (A) Social Security number;
3 (B) driver's license number or State
4 identification card number;
5 (C) account number or credit or debit card
6 number, or an account number or credit card number
7 in combination with any required security code,
8 access code, or password that would permit access
9 to an individual's financial account;
10 (D) medical information;
11 (E) health insurance information; or
12 (F) unique biometric data generated from
13 measurements or technical analysis of human body
14 characteristics used by the owner or licensee to
15 authenticate an individual, such as a fingerprint,
16 retina or iris image, or other unique physical
17 representation or digital representation of
18 biometric data.
19 (2) User name or email address, in combination with
20 a password or security question and answer that would
21 permit access to an online account, when either the
22 user name or email address or password or security
23 question and answer are not encrypted or redacted or
24 are encrypted or redacted but the keys to unencrypt or
25 unredact or otherwise read the data elements have been
26 obtained through the breach of security.

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1 "Personal information" does not include publicly
2 available information that is lawfully made available to
3 the general public from federal, State, or local government
4 records.
5 "Public official" has same meaning ascribed to the term
6 in Section 12-9 of this Code.
7 (b) A person commits improper disclosure of location
8information of a public official or human service provider when
9he or she knowingly obtains and discloses to any other person
10the location information of a public official or human service
11provider.
12 (c) A person commits improper disclosure of personal
13information of a public official or human service provider when
14he or she knowingly obtains and discloses to any other person
15the personal information of a public official or human service
16provider.
17 (d) It is not a violation of this Section to disclose the
18business address or place of work of a public official or human
19service provider.
20 (e) Sentence. Improper disclosure of location information
21of a public official or human service provider is a Class A
22misdemeanor for a first offense and a Class 4 felony for a
23second or subsequent offense. Improper disclosure of personal
24information of a public official or human service provider is a
25Class 4 felony for a first offense and a Class 3 felony for a
26second or subsequent offense.
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