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 Bill Status of HB4875  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  SEX OFFENDERS-NO SOCIAL NET

House Sponsors
Rep. Sandra M. Pihos - Bob Biggins - Renée Kosel - Dennis M. Reboletti - Tom Cross, Brent Hassert, Jim Durkin, Ruth Munson, James H. Meyer, Carolyn H. Krause, Mike Bost, William Davis, Patricia R. Bellock, Jack D. Franks, Robert F. Flider, Ron Stephens, Raymond Poe and Rosemary Mulligan

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/16D-2from Ch. 38, par. 16D-2
720 ILCS 5/16D-5.5 new
730 ILCS 5/3-3-7from Ch. 38, par. 1003-3-7
730 ILCS 5/5-6-3from Ch. 38, par. 1005-6-3
730 ILCS 5/5-6-3.1from Ch. 38, par. 1005-6-3.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that it is a Class 4 felony for a person required to register as a sex offender under the Sex Offender Registration Act to access or use a social networking website during the period for which the sex offender is required to register under that Act. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Requires as condition of parole, mandatory supervised release, probation, conditional discharge, or supervision that a sex offender refrain from accessing or using a social networking website during the period for which the sex offender is required to register under the Sex Offender Registration Act.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that telecommunications carriers, commercial mobile service providers, and providers of information services, including, but not limited to, Internet service providers and hosting service providers, are not liable by virtue of the transmission, storage, or caching of electronic communications or messages of others or by virtue of the provision of other related telecommunications, commercial mobile services, or information services used by others in violation of the provisions of the bill prohibiting the use of social networking websites by sex offenders.

House Committee Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
720 ILCS 5/16D-5.5 new

Deletes new provision that makes it a Class 4 felony for a person required to register as a sex offender under the Sex Offender Registration Act to access or use a social networking website during his or her registration period. Deletes provisions that the offender's condition of mandatory supervised release, probation, or supervision that prohibits the offender from accessing or using a social networking website, extends throughout the period for which the sex offender is required to register under the Sex Offender Registration Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/11/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/11/2008HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  2/11/2008HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  2/11/2008HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  2/11/2008HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Cross
  2/11/2008HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Brent Hassert
  2/11/2008HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
  2/11/2008HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  2/11/2008HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  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
  2/21/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/6/2008HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 003-005-002
  3/6/2008HouseRemains in Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/12/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/13/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/13/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/13/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/13/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/13/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 010-001-000
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  3/25/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  3/25/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  4/18/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 9, 2008
  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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