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 Bill Status of HB4065  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John M. Cabello

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 140/7.5

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Public Official Body Camera Act. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall develop rules for the use of body cameras by public officials of the State. Specifies requirements concerning the use of body cameras. Provides that recordings made with the use of a body camera worn by a public official are not subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that the recordings may be used as evidence in any administrative, judicial, legislative, or disciplinary proceeding. Provides that if a court or other finder of fact finds by a preponderance of the evidence that a recording was intentionally not captured, destroyed, altered, or intermittently captured in violation of the Act, then the court or other finder of fact shall consider or be instructed to consider that violation in weighing the evidence, unless the State provides a reasonable justification. Makes conforming changes to the Freedom of Information Act.

DateChamber Action
  1/10/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John M. Cabello
  1/13/2020HouseFirst Reading
  1/13/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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