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
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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