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 Bill Status of HB6220  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Michelle Mussman, Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr., Carol A. Sente and Fred Crespo

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/11-9.3

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that if a child sex offender who is required to register under the Sex Offender Registration Act knows that a social networking web site or an instant messaging or chat room program allows a person who is under 18 years of age to access or use the web site or program, it is unlawful for the child sex offender to knowingly use that social networking web site or instant messaging or chat room program. Establishes exemptions. Provides that a person who violates this provision is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense and a Class 4 felony for a second or subsequent offense. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  8/22/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michelle Mussman
  8/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr.
  8/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  8/28/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  11/9/2012HouseFirst Reading
  11/9/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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