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 Bill Status of SB2978  96th General Assembly

Short Description:  FOIA-EXEMPTIONS/FEES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John J. Millner

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/7from Ch. 116, par. 207
5 ILCS 140/11from Ch. 116, par. 211

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Makes changes with respect to the exemptions from disclosure for personal information of public employees and officials, for the investigation, settlement, and adjudication of public employee grievances or disciplinary cases, and for administrative enforcement and law enforcement records. Permits (now, requires) a court to award reasonable attorney fees and court costs to a person who prevails in a proceeding to enforce disclosure of records. Effective January 1, 2011.

DateChamber Action
  2/3/2010SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Millner
  2/3/2010SenateFirst Reading
  2/3/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/16/2010SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/24/2010SenateTo Executive Subcommittee on Ethics
  3/8/2010SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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