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 Bill Status of HB0249  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John E. Bradley - Keith Farnham - Jehan A. Gordon - Emily McAsey, Jack D. Franks, Linda Chapa LaVia, Michael K. Smith, Cynthia Soto, William Davis, Marlow H. Colvin, Edward J. Acevedo, Elizabeth Hernandez, David E. Miller and Susana A. Mendoza

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
815 ILCS 505/2Zfrom Ch. 121 1/2, par. 262Z

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Internet Dating Disclosure and Safety Awareness Act. Requires an online dating service provider offering services to residents of this State to disclose clearly and conspicuously, to any member who provides a billing address or a zip code in this State when registering with the provider, that the online dating provider initiates a sex offender registrant search of sex offender registrations on each member prior to permitting any member to communicate with a member in this State or that the online dating service provider does not initiate such a sex offender registrant search. Provides that a sex offender registrant search is conducted by searching the available updated sex offender registries in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Provides language concerning the disclosures. Requires that an online dating service provider that conducts sex offender registrant searches post a safety awareness notification and provides required language for that notification. Provides that failure to comply with the disclosure requirements of the Act shall constitute an unlawful business practice under the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that each failure to provide the required disclosure constitutes a separate violation. Amends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Adds the Internet Dating Disclosure and Safety Awareness Act to the list of Acts that the knowing violation of which constitutes an unlawful business practice.

DateChamber Action
  1/16/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John E. Bradley
  1/20/2009HouseFirst Reading
  1/20/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2009HouseAssigned to Computer Technology Committee
  2/5/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  2/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/10/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  2/10/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emily McAsey
  2/11/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/11/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  2/20/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  2/20/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller
  3/12/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A. Mendoza
  3/13/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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