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 Bill Status of SB2979  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Bill Cunningham, Adriane Johnson, Mary Edly-Allen, Willie Preston and Christopher Belt

House Sponsors
(Rep. Ann M. Williams - Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz - Bob Morgan - Abdelnasser Rashid, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. and Anna Moeller)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/14/2024SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
740 ILCS 14/10
740 ILCS 14/20

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Biometric Information Privacy Act. Defines "electronic signature" as an electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to or logically associated with a record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record. Provides that "written release" includes an electronic signature. Provides that a private entity that more than once collects or discloses a person's biometric identifier or biometric information from the same person in violation of the Act has committed a single violation for which the aggrieved person is entitled to, at most, one recovery. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/31/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Bill Cunningham
  1/31/2024SenateFirst Reading
  1/31/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/6/2024SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/13/2024SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 006-003-000
  3/13/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 14, 2024
  3/14/2024SenateSecond Reading
  3/14/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 20, 2024
  4/11/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  4/11/2024SenateThird Reading - Passed; 046-013-000
  4/11/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mary Edly-Allen
  4/11/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Willie Preston
  4/11/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  4/11/2024HouseArrived in House
  4/12/2024HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  4/12/2024HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  4/12/2024HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Abdelnasser Rashid
  4/12/2024HouseFirst Reading
  4/12/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/12/2024HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  4/24/2024HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  5/1/2024HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 010-005-000
  5/1/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/8/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/8/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2024HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 081-030-000
  5/16/2024SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  5/16/2024HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  6/14/2024SenateSent to the Governor

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