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 Bill Status of HB4692  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Keith R. Wheeler, Dan Ugaste, Seth Lewis, Steven Reick, Mark Batinick, David A. Welter, Jeff Keicher, Martin McLaughlin, Thomas M. Bennett, Tim Butler and Dave Severin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
740 ILCS 14/10
740 ILCS 14/15
740 ILCS 14/25
740 ILCS 14/35 new
820 ILCS 305/5from Ch. 48, par. 138.5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Biometric Information Privacy Act. Changes the definitions of "biometric identifier" and "written release". Defines "biometric lock", "biometric time clock", "electronic signature", "in writing", and "security purpose". Provides that if the biometric identifier or biometric information is collected or captured for the same repeated process, the private entity is only required to inform the subject or receive consent during the initial collection. Waives certain requirements for collecting, capturing, or otherwise obtaining a person's or a customer's biometric identifier or biometric information under certain circumstances relating to security purposes. Provides that nothing in the Act shall be construed to apply to information captured by a biometric time clock or biometric lock that converts a person's biometric identifier or biometric information to a mathematical representation. Requires the Department of Labor to provide information for employers regarding the requirements of the Act on its website. Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that nothing in the Act limits, prevents, or preempts a recovery by an employee under the Biometric Information Privacy Act. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/20/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  1/21/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/21/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  2/14/2022HouseTo Civil Procedure & Tort Liability Subcommittee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste
  3/16/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Seth Lewis
  3/16/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven Reick
  3/16/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  3/16/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
  3/16/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
  3/16/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin McLaughlin
  3/16/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  3/16/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
  4/7/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

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