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Full Text of HB2697  94th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning criminal law.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Criminal Code of 1961 is amended by changing
5 Section 16G-10 and by adding Section 16G-14 as follows:
6     (720 ILCS 5/16G-10)
7     Sec. 16G-10. Definitions. In this Article unless the
8 context otherwise requires:
9     (a) "Personal identification document" means a birth
10 certificate, a drivers license, a State identification card, a
11 public, government, or private employment identification card,
12 a social security card, a firearm owner's identification card,
13 a credit card, a debit card, or a passport issued to or on
14 behalf of a person other than the offender, or any document
15 made or issued, or falsely purported to have been made or
16 issued, by or under the authority of the United States
17 Government, the State of Illinois, or any other State political
18 subdivision of any state, or any other governmental or
19 quasi-governmental organization that is of a type intended for
20 the purpose of identification of an individual, or any such
21 document made or altered in a manner that it falsely purports
22 to have been made on behalf of or issued to another person or
23 by the authority of one who did not give that authority.
24     (b) "Personal identifying information" means any of the
25 following information:
26         (1) A person's name;
27         (2) A person's address;
28         (2.5) A person's date of birth;
29         (3) A person's telephone number;
30         (4) A person's drivers license number or State of
31     Illinois identification card as assigned by the Secretary
32     of State of the State of Illinois or a similar agency of



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1     another state;
2         (5) A person's Social Security number;
3         (6) A person's public, private, or government
4     employer, place of employment, or employment
5     identification number;
6         (7) The maiden name of a person's mother;
7         (8) The number assigned to a person's depository
8     account, savings account, or brokerage account;
9         (9) The number assigned to a person's credit or debit
10     card, commonly known as a "Visa Card", "Master Card",
11     "American Express Card", "Discover Card", or other similar
12     cards whether issued by a financial institution,
13     corporation, or business entity;
14         (10) Personal identification numbers;
15         (11) Electronic identification numbers;
16         (12) Digital signals;
17         (13) Any other numbers or information which can be used
18     to access a person's financial resources, or to identify a
19     specific individual.
20     (c) "Document-making implement" means any implement,
21 impression, template, computer file, computer disc, electronic
22 device, computer hardware, computer software, instrument, or
23 device that is used to make a real or fictitious or fraudulent
24 personal identification document.
25     (d) "Financial transaction device" means any of the
26 following:
27         (1) An electronic funds transfer card.
28         (2) A credit card.
29         (3) A debit card.
30         (4) A point-of-sale card.
31         (5) Any instrument, device, card, plate, code, account
32     number, personal identification number, or a record or copy
33     of a code, account number, or personal identification
34     number or other means of access to a credit account or
35     deposit account, or a driver's license or state
36     identification card used to access a proprietary account,



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1     other than access originated solely by a paper instrument,
2     that can be used alone or in conjunction with another
3     access device, for any of the following purposes:
4             (A) Obtaining money, cash refund or credit
5         account, credit, goods, services, or any other thing of
6         value.
7             (B) Certifying or guaranteeing to a person or
8         business the availability to the device holder of funds
9         on deposit to honor a draft or check payable to the
10         order of that person or business.
11             (C) Providing the device holder access to a deposit
12         account for the purpose of making deposits,
13         withdrawing funds, transferring funds between deposit
14         accounts, obtaining information pertaining to a
15         deposit account, or making an electronic funds
16         transfer.
17 (Source: P.A. 93-401, eff. 7-31-03.)
18     (720 ILCS 5/16G-14 new)
19     Sec. 16G-14. Transmission of personal identifying
20 information prohibited.
21     (a) A person who is not a party to a transaction that
22 involves the use of a financial transaction device may not
23 secretly or surreptitiously photograph, or otherwise capture
24 or record, electronically or by any other means, or distribute,
25 disseminate, or transmit, electronically or by any other means,
26 personal identifying information from the transaction without
27 the consent of the person whose information is photographed, or
28 otherwise captured, recorded, distributed, disseminated, or
29 transmitted.
30     (b) This Section does not:
31         (1) prohibit the capture or transmission of personal
32     identifying information in the ordinary and lawful course
33     of business;
34         (2) apply to a peace officer of this State, or of the
35     federal government, or the officer's agent, while in the



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1     lawful performance of the officer's duties;
2         (3) prohibit a person from being charged with,
3     convicted of, or punished for any other violation of law
4     committed by that person while violating or attempting to
5     violate this Section.
6     (c) Sentence. A person who violates this Section is guilty
7 of a Class A misdemeanor.
8     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
9 becoming law.