Bill Status of SB2082  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  KEEP INTERNET DEVICES SAFE ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Cristina Castro

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Keep Internet Devices Safe Act. Includes a statement of legislative intent and defines terms. Provides that a private entity may turn on or enable, cause to be turned on or enabled, or otherwise use a digital device's microphone to listen for or collect information, including spoken words or other audible or inaudible sounds, if the private entity makes specified disclosures in its customer agreement or other incorporated addendum. Provides that a private entity that collects, stores, or transmits any information collected through a digital device's microphone concerning an Illinois resident shall implement and maintain reasonable security measures to protect that information from unauthorized access, acquisition, destruction, use, modification, and disclosure. Adds provisions governing waiver, applicability, and exceptions. Provides that a violation of the Keep Internet Devices Safe Act constitutes an unlawful practice under the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments