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Full Text of SB3687  102nd General Assembly

SB3687 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SB3687

 

Introduced 1/21/2022, by Sen. Steve Stadelman

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
10 ILCS 5/29-21 new

    Amends the Election Code. Provides that a person commits a Class A misdemeanor if the person, with intent to injure a candidate or influence the result of an election, creates a deep fake video (a video created with the intent to deceive that appears to depict a real person performing an action that did not occur in reality) and causes the deep fake video to be published or distributed within 30 days of an election.


LRB102 22647 HLH 31791 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

SB3687LRB102 22647 HLH 31791 b

1    AN ACT concerning elections.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Election Code is amended by adding Section
529-21 as follows:
 
6    (10 ILCS 5/29-21 new)
7    Sec. 29-21. Deep fake videos.
8    (a) As used in this Section, "deep fake video" means a
9video created, with the intent to deceive, that appears to
10depict a real person performing an action that did not occur in
11reality.
12    (b) A person commits a Class A misdemeanor if the person,
13with intent to injure a candidate or influence the result of an
14election:
15        (1) creates a deep fake video; and
16        (2) causes the deep fake video to be published or
17    distributed within 30 days of an election.