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 Bill Status of HB5446  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Christine Winger

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Crash Report Confidentiality Act. Provides that a public body shall not disclose a crash report, unless requested by (1) an individual who is an involved individual or involved party of the incident; (2) a person who possesses written permission from an involved individual; (3) an educational institution performing a study; (4) the insurance company of an involved individual; (5) a reporter; or (6) a news medium. Provides that the Act applies to all requests for a crash report, including a request made under the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that a law enforcement agency is not liable for actions taken in good faith compliance with the Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall adopt rules to implement the Act, including rules prescribing procedures for a public body to verify that a person requesting a crash report is entitled to disclosure of the crash report. Makes a corresponding change in the Freedom of Information Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Christine Winger
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2018HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/7/2018HouseTo Civil Procedure Subcommittee
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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