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 Bill Status of HB4877  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM CD-CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

House Sponsors
Rep. Bob Biggins - Jim Durkin - James H. Meyer - Renée Kosel - Brent Hassert, Tom Cross, Sandra M. Pihos, Ruth Munson, Dennis M. Reboletti, Carolyn H. Krause, Mike Bost, William Davis, LaShawn K. Ford, Ron Stephens, Raymond Poe, Mike Boland and Patricia R. Bellock

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/11-20.1from Ch. 38, par. 11-20.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961 in relation to child pornography. Provides that the commission of the offense by filming or videotaping or creating a moving image or possession of such films, videotapes, or moving images is a felony one class higher than photographing or possessing photographs of child pornography.

House Floor 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 child pornography statute.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that the immunity from liability for telecommunication carriers, commercial mobile service providers, and providers of information services does not apply in cases of willful and wanton misconduct.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/11/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Bob Biggins
  2/11/2008HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
  2/11/2008HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  2/11/2008HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  2/11/2008HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brent Hassert
  2/11/2008HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Tom Cross
  2/11/2008HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/11/2008HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  2/11/2008HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  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
  3/6/2008HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 008-001-000
  3/6/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/7/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Bob Biggins
  3/7/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/11/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  3/24/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  3/25/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  3/25/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  4/1/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  4/1/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/1/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/2/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Bob Biggins
  4/2/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/2/2008HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/2/2008HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/9/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/9/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 100-000-006
  4/16/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  4/16/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 17, 2008
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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