Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for HB1764
Illinois General Assembly

  Bills & Resolutions  
  Compiled Statutes  
  Public Acts  
  Legislative Reports  
  IL Constitution  
  Legislative Guide  
  Legislative Glossary  

 Search By Number
 (example: HB0001)
Search Tips

Search By Keyword

 Bill Status of HB1764  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  BIPA-LIMIT ON ACTIONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Keith R. Wheeler

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
740 ILCS 14/10
740 ILCS 14/35 new
740 ILCS 14/40 new
740 ILCS 14/20 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Biometric Information Privacy Act. Changes the definition of "written release" to include electronic consents and releases. Provides that the Attorney General has the sole authority to enforce the Act. Provides that an action may be brought to enforce the Act only if a violation of the Act causes actual harm. Exempts an employer from the Act if the employer is using biometric identifiers and biometric information for specified purposes. Repeals a provision providing for a private right of action. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/11/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/19/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  3/19/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/23/2021HouseTo Civil Procedure & Tort Liability Subcommittee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Back To Top