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 Bill Status of SB2979  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Bill Cunningham, Adriane Johnson, Mary Edly-Allen, Willie Preston and Christopher Belt

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/11/2024SenateThird Reading - Passed; 046-000-000

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
740 ILCS 14/10
740 ILCS 14/20

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Biometric Information Privacy Act. Defines "electronic signature" as an electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to or logically associated with a record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record. Provides that "written release" includes an electronic signature. Provides that a private entity that more than once collects or discloses a person's biometric identifier or biometric information from the same person in violation of the Act has committed a single violation for which the aggrieved person is entitled to, at most, one recovery. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/31/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Bill Cunningham
  1/31/2024SenateFirst Reading
  1/31/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/6/2024SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/13/2024SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 006-003-000
  3/13/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 14, 2024
  3/14/2024SenateSecond Reading
  3/14/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 20, 2024
  4/11/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  4/11/2024SenateThird Reading - Passed; 046-000-000
  4/11/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mary Edly-Allen
  4/11/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Willie Preston
  4/11/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt

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