SB 3167

  • Illinois Senate Bill
  • 102nd Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

Access Electronic Literature


Creates the Equitable Access to Electronic Literature Act. Provides that any publisher who offers a contract or license for electronic literary product acquisition to the public shall offer to license the electronic literary product to libraries, if purchased with public funds, on reasonable terms and under reasonable technological protection measures that will permit libraries to provide their patrons with access to the electronic literary products. Provides that a contract or license shall not restrict a library's right or ability to loan or circulate electronic books and digital audiobooks in specified ways. Provides that a person who violates the provisions of the Act commits an unlawful practice within the meaning of the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Effective January 1, 2023.

Bill Sponsors (4)


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Jun 15, 2022


Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon

Feb 23, 2022


Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy

Feb 10, 2022


Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Jan 28, 2022


Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler

Jan 26, 2022


Assigned to Executive

Jan 24, 2022


Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes

Jan 12, 2022


Filed with Secretary by Sen. Rachelle Crowe


Referred to Assignments


First Reading

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