90th General Assembly
Summary of HB1027
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DISTRIBUTE INFO-FEE-NEWS MEDIA                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Freedom of Information Act and  the  Illinois  Vehicle      
   Code  to  provide  that  documents and information distributable under      
   these Acts shall be furnished without charge or at a reduced charge to      
   the news media if in the public interest.  Effective immediately.           
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE                                           
          HB1027 creates a service mandate which requires 50% to 100%          
          reimbursement from the State.                                        
          HOME RULE NOTE                                                       
          HB1027 fails to preempt home rule authority.                         
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Secretary of State)                             
          There would be no additional costs above current expenditures.       
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Provides that requests  made  by  the  news  media  for  driver's      
   license,  vehicle,  and title registration information may (instead of      
   shall) be furnished without charge or at a  reduced  charge  when  the      
   purpose is deemed to be in the public interest.                             
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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