92nd General Assembly
Status of HB0929
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates the Academic  Presentation  Protection  Act.   Prohibits,      
   except  as  authorized by policies developed by public institutions of      
   higher education, a business, agency, or person, including an enrolled      
   student, from preparing, causing  to  be  prepared,  giving,  selling,      
   transferring,   or   otherwise  distributing  or  publishing  for  any      
   commercial  purpose  any  contemporaneous  recording  of  an  academic      
   presentation by an  instructor  at  a  public  institution  of  higher      
   education.  Provides that a circuit court may grant any relief that it      
   finds  necessary  to  enforce  this  Act, including the issuance of an      
   injunction.  Provides that a person injured by  a  violation  of  this      
   Act,   in  addition  to  actual  damages,  may  recover  court  costs,      
   attorney's fees, and a civil penalty  from  a  person  other  than  an      
   enrolled  student.   Requires  each institution to develop policies to      
   prohibit the unauthorized recording, dissemination, and publication of      
   academic presentations for commercial  purposes  and  to  adopt  rules      
   governing a violation of this Act by students.                              
          FISCAL NOTE (Office of the Illinois Courts)                          
          HB 929 would have a minimal fiscal impact on the judicial            
   FEB-08-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-08-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-08-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-15-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               JUD-CIVIL LAW         
   FEB-26-2001  H                         FISCAL NOTE FILED                       
   FEB-26-2001  H                   COMMITTEE               JUD-CIVIL LAW         
   MAR-15-2001  H  DO PASS/SHORT DEBATE                     013-000-000   HJUA    
   MAR-15-2001  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   MAR-21-2001  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   MAR-21-2001  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   APR-06-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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