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 Bill Status of HB5039  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Barbara Wheeler, Allen Skillicorn, Linda Chapa LaVia, Luis Arroyo, Steven A. Andersson and Mark Batinick

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
815 ILCS 505/2Zfrom Ch. 121 1/2, par. 262Z

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation Prevention Act. Provides that it is unlawful to make available a device that makes content accessible on the Internet unless the product contains digital blocking capability that renders obscene material inaccessible. Permits the blocking capability to be deactivated. Provides a remedy if non-obscene material is blocked. Imposes a fee upon devices for which blocking capability is disabled. Permits the collection of opt-in fees for products that make Internet content available. Authorizes the Attorney General or a consumer to seek damages. Provides that fees shall be remitted to the Department of Revenue. Specifies the purposes for which, subject to appropriation, the fees may be used. Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act to include this Act within the list of Acts subject to the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  2/14/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  4/9/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/13/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  4/16/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  4/17/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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