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 Bill Status of HB1912  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DISSEMINATE PRIV IMAGE-VARIOUS

House Sponsors
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi - Chris Bos and Jonathan Carroll

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
740 ILCS 190/5
740 ILCS 190/10
740 ILCS 190/15
740 ILCS 190/20
740 ILCS 190/25
740 ILCS 190/30


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Civil Remedies for Nonconsensual Dissemination of Private Sexual Images Act. Provides that a depicted individual may bring an action if the person reasonably expects to suffer actual harm (rather than only suffer harm) from the intentional dissemination or threatened dissemination of a private sexual image. Provides that any interactive computer service that disseminates or threatens to disseminate content provided by another person that constitutes a private sexual image is prohibited. Provides that an individual depicted in a private sexual image has an individual interest or in determining the right to license, sell, transmit, profit, or otherwise set terms to permit or exclude access to the private sexual image. Provides that if an interactive computer service fails to remove a private sexual image at the request of an individual who holds an intellectual property image right to the private sexual image, the interactive computer service is subject to appropriate remedies or at least $1,000 per day for each day that the request to remove the private sexual image is not honored, whichever is greater. Provides additional liability exceptions. Provides that the statutory damages a plaintiff may recover shall be at least $500 per occurrence (rather than shall not exceed $10,000). Provides that the voluntary removal of private sexual images or the failure to proceed on a threatened dissemination of private sexual images shall reduce the statutory damages by 50%. Provides that the punitive damages a plaintiff may recover shall be for extraordinary, willful, and wanton behavior, litigation misconduct during enforcement proceedings, or both. Changes the statute of limitations. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  2/17/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Bos
  2/17/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/16/2021HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Judiciary - Civil Committee; 006-009-001
  3/16/2021HouseRemains in Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/23/2021HouseTo Civil Procedure & Tort Liability Subcommittee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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