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 Bill Status of HB4874  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  SEX OFFENDERS-NO SOCIAL NETWOR

House Sponsors
Rep. Tom Cross - Ruth Munson - Brent Hassert - Dennis M. Reboletti - James H. Meyer, Renée Kosel, Jim Durkin, Bob Biggins, Sandra M. Pihos, Carolyn H. Krause, Mike Bost, William Davis, Elizabeth Hernandez, Patrick J Verschoore, Jack D. Franks, Robert F. Flider, Linda Chapa LaVia, Ron Stephens, Raymond Poe, Mike Boland, Bill Mitchell and Rosemary Mulligan

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
815 ILCS 505/2Zfrom Ch. 121 1/2, par. 262Z


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Social Networking Website Access Restriction Act. Provides that an owner of a social networking website must obtain and maintain in a database the written permission of the parent or guardian of each minor who is allowed access to the social networking website. Provides that an owner of a social networking website must give each parent or guardian unlimited access to the webpage profile of the minor under his or her supervision. Provides that an owner of a social networking website must implement procedures for verification of the age and information of anyone having a webpage on the social networking website. Provides that an owner of a social networking website must also verify the status of the parents or guardians who have granted permission to a minor to host a social networking website. Prohibits registered sex offenders from hosting or accessing a social networking website. Provides that operators of a social networking website must allow the parent or guardian of the minor unrestricted access to the profile webpage of the minor at all times. Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that a knowing violation by an owner or operator of the Social Networking Website Access Restriction Act is an unlawful practice within the meaning of the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/11/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Cross
  2/11/2008HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  2/11/2008HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brent Hassert
  2/11/2008HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  2/11/2008HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  2/11/2008HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  2/11/2008HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
  2/11/2008HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  2/11/2008HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/11/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  2/14/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  2/14/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/20/2008HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  2/26/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  2/26/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  2/28/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/10/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  3/13/2008HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 008-004-000
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/31/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  3/31/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  4/18/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 9, 2008
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  5/9/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/23/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2008
  5/29/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/29/2008HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/31/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  7/18/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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