2019 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 325 - CHILDREN
325 ILCS 17/ - Children's Privacy Protection and Parental Empowerment Act.

(325 ILCS 17/1)
Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Children's Privacy Protection and Parental Empowerment Act.
(Source: P.A. 93-462, eff. 1-1-04.)


(325 ILCS 17/5)
Sec. 5. Definitions. As used in this Act:
"Child" means a person under the age of 16. "Child" does not include a minor emancipated by operation of law.
"Parent" means a parent, step-parent, or legal guardian.
"Personal information" means any of the following:
(1) A person's name.
(2) A person's address.
(3) A person's telephone number.
(4) A person's driver's license number or State of

Illinois identification card as assigned by the Illinois Secretary of State or by a similar agency of another state.

(5) A person's social security number.
(6) Any other information that can be used to locate

or contact a specific individual.

"Personal information" does not include any of the following:
(1) Public records as defined by Section 2 of the

Freedom of Information Act.

(2) Court records.
(3) Information found in publicly available sources,

including newspapers, magazines, and telephone directories.

(4) Any other information that is not known to

concern a child.

(Source: P.A. 93-462, eff. 1-1-04.)


(325 ILCS 17/10)
Sec. 10. Prohibited act.
(a) The sale or purchase of personal information concerning an individual known to be a child without parental consent is prohibited.
(b) This Section does not apply when the sale or purchase described in subsection (a) is made under a criminal or civil investigation that is otherwise lawful.
(Source: P.A. 98-707, eff. 1-1-15.)


(325 ILCS 17/15)
Sec. 15. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 97-650, eff. 2-1-12. Repealed by P.A. 98-707, eff. 1-1-15.)


(325 ILCS 17/20)
Sec. 20. Application of the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. A violation of any provision of this Act is a violation of the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. This Act, however, shall not be considered or construed to provide any private right of action.
(Source: P.A. 93-462, eff. 1-1-04.)


(325 ILCS 17/80)
Sec. 80. (Amendatory provisions; text omitted).
(Source: P.A. 93-462, eff. 1-1-04; text omitted.)


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