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 Bill Status of HB4383  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Dwight Kay

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/2from Ch. 116, par. 202
5 ILCS 140/3from Ch. 116, par. 203
5 ILCS 140/11from Ch. 116, par. 211

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that the term "news media" includes any individual or entity that publishes content for public viewing, regardless of whether the individual or entity earns any income. Provides that any public body responding to a categorical request shall attach a verified statement containing the policies and protocol utilized for any search of electronically stored information, including, but not limited to, exact words, spaces, numerals, capitalization, and all filters used in the search. Provides that if the court rules against a party seeking public inspection of documents or the production of copies of documents, the court shall issue an opinion containing specific factual findings upon which the court made its decision. Provides that any action for injunctive or declaratory relief is subject to the provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure.

DateChamber Action
  1/4/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dwight Kay
  1/14/2016HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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