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 Bill Status of HB2815  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  FOIA-PUBLIC OFFICIAL ACCESS

House Sponsors
Rep. Brad Halbrook

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/2.16 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that an elected or appointed public official of a public body has a right to all records of the public body to which the official is elected or appointed, and to the records of each subsidiary of the public body to which the official is elected or appointed. Provides that a member of the General Assembly shall have access to all records of each State agency. Provides that records of a public body shall be provided under equal circumstances to all persons entitled to records under the new provisions. Provides that records shall be provided within 5 business days, unless a mutual agreement between the official and the public body provides otherwise. Provides that an official entitled to records under the new provisions is not required to submit a request for records under other provisions of the Act. Provides that the new provisions do not apply to records exempt under specified Sections of the Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Brad Halbrook
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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