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 Bill Status of HB0152  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Paul D. Froehlich - Barbara Flynn Currie - Julie Hamos - Karen May - Karen A. Yarbrough, Jack D. Franks, Brandon W. Phelps, Robin Kelly, Deborah L. Graham, Eddie Washington and Michael K. Smith

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/3from Ch. 116, par. 203

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that an officer or employee of a public body that purposely stalls the processing of a request under the Act by asserting in bad faith one or more of the Act's reasons for delaying such processing is guilty of a petty offense subject to a $1,000 fine.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
5 ILCS 140/11from Ch. 116, par. 211

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Authorizes a court to award reasonable attorneys fees and costs and assess a fine not to exceed $1,000 if it finds that a public body denied or delayed access to a public record on improper or unreasonable grounds or for the sole purpose of delaying access without good cause.

DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  1/12/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  1/12/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  1/12/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  1/12/2005HouseFirst Reading
  1/12/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/26/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  1/26/2005HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  2/2/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/17/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by State Government Administration Committee
  2/17/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in State Government Administration Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/17/2005HouseRemains in State Government Administration Committee
  3/2/2005HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 25 - Prevailed
  3/3/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/8/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robin Kelly
  3/8/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  3/10/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  3/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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