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 Bill Status of HB0249  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jack D. Franks - JoAnn D. Osmond - Sandra M. Pihos - Michael Tryon - Mark H. Beaubien, Jr., Kurt M. Granberg, Carolyn H. Krause, Elga L. Jefferies and Gary Hannig

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
815 ILCS 305/20from Ch. 134, par. 120
815 ILCS 305/30from Ch. 134, par. 130

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Automatic Telephone Dialers Act. Removes the exemption for autodialer calls placed on behalf of any political, charitable, public opinion polling, research survey, or radio or television broadcast rating organization. Provides that a violation of the Act is a petty offense and sets a fine of $500 per phone call for the first autodialer message in violation of the Act and a fine of $1,000 per phone call for each subsequent autodialer message in violation of the Act. Lists who may be fined. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/11/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jack D. Franks
  1/19/2007HouseFirst Reading
  1/19/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/30/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  1/31/2007HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Reform Committee
  2/6/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/8/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Tryon
  2/16/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
  2/16/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kurt M. Granberg
  2/21/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  2/21/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elga L. Jefferies
  3/8/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gary Hannig
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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