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 Bill Status of HB3251  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM CD-ILLEGAL ELECTRONIC MON

House Sponsors
Rep. Christine Winger - Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. - Mike Fortner - Al Riley - Sonya M. Harper, Sara Wojcicki Jimenez, David S. Olsen, Frances Ann Hurley, Emanuel Chris Welch, Natalie A. Manley, Katie Stuart, Deb Conroy, Nick Sauer, Litesa E. Wallace, John Cavaletto, Sheri Jesiel and Patricia R. Bellock

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Thomas Cullerton - Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/18/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0166

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/12-7.5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of illegal electronic monitoring in the statute concerning cyberstalking. Provides that a person commits illegal electronic monitoring when he or she knowingly installs, conceals, or otherwise places an electronic tracking software or spyware on an electronic communication device without the consent of all owners and primary users of the device for the purpose of monitoring or following the user or users of the software. Provides exceptions. Provides that a first violation is a Class 4 felony and a second or subsequent conviction is a Class 3 felony. Defines "electronic communication device" and "electronic tracking software or spyware".

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that person also commits cyberstalking when he or she knowingly, surreptitiously, and without lawful justification, installs or otherwise places electronic monitoring software or spyware on an electronic communication device as a means to harass another person and: (1) at any time transmits a threat of immediate or future bodily harm, sexual assault, confinement, or restraint and the threat is directed towards that person or a family member of that person; (2) places that person or a family member of that person in reasonable apprehension of immediate or future bodily harm, sexual assault, confinement, or restraint; or (3) at any time knowingly solicits the commission of an act by any person which would be a violation of this Code directed towards that person or a family member of that person. Provides exemptions. Defines "electronic communication device" and "electronic monitoring software or spyware".

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Christine Winger
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT Committee
  3/23/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  3/29/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  3/30/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT Committee; 010-000-000
  3/30/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Christine Winger
  4/20/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/24/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT Committee
  4/24/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez
  4/26/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  4/26/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT Committee; 010-000-000
  4/28/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/28/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2017HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  4/28/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David S. Olsen
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nick Sauer
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Cavaletto
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sheri Jesiel
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/28/2017HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 089-002-003
  4/28/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  5/2/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  5/2/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/2/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/2/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  5/2/2017SenateFirst Reading
  5/2/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/5/2017SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  5/12/2017SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 009-000-000
  5/12/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 15, 2017
  5/18/2017SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2017
  5/25/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/25/2017HousePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2017HouseSent to the Governor
  8/18/2017HouseGovernor Approved
  8/18/2017HouseEffective Date January 1, 2018
  8/18/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0166

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