HB 5446

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 100th Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Crash Report Confidentiality


Creates the Crash Report Confidentiality Act. Provides that a public body shall not disclose a crash report, unless requested by (1) an individual who is an involved individual or involved party of the incident; (2) a person who possesses written permission from an involved individual; (3) an educational institution performing a study; (4) the insurance company of an involved individual; (5) a reporter; or (6) a news medium. Provides that the Act applies to all requests for a crash report, including a request made under the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that a law enforcement agency is not liable for actions taken in good faith compliance with the Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall adopt rules to implement the Act, including rules prescribing procedures for a public body to verify that a person requesting a crash report is entitled to disclosure of the crash report. Makes a corresponding change in the Freedom of Information Act.

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Jan 08, 2019


Session Sine Die

Apr 13, 2018


Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Mar 07, 2018


To Civil Procedure Subcommittee

Mar 05, 2018


Assigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee

Feb 16, 2018


Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Christine Winger


Referred to Rules Committee


First Reading

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