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HB 1727 - Internet Screening in Public Libraries - Key Vote

Illinois Key Votes




Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (63-51) - (Key vote)

Title: Internet Screening in Public Libraries

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill requiring Internet filters in public libraries.

- Requires libraries to create Internet safety policies that include installing filtering software on all public computers (sec. 15). - Allows patrons to use computers without filtering software for research or other lawful purposes, but requires anyone under 18 to be accompanied by someone 21 or older (sec. 15). - Requires libraries to either meet or show progress towards meeting the Illinois library standards in order to receive funding grants from the state (sec. 85).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Internet Screening in Public Libraries


  • Michael 'Mike' Jacobs (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kevin Carey Joyce (IL - D) (Out Of Office)


  • Shane Cultra (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randall M. 'Randy' Hultgren (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James H. 'Jim' Meyer (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
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