Illinois online dating bill
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The Illinois Senate has passed legislation – Senate Bill 2545 (SB 2545) – that would create the ‘Internet Dating Safety Act’ requiring online dating websites offering services in Illinois to clearly disclose if they perform criminal background checks on members, according to a press release on the website of the bill’s sponsor Senator Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago).
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SB 2545, which passed in the Senate 42 to 9, will next move to the House, where a similar bill has won committee approval. Online dating sites failing to follow requirements or lying about conducting background checks could face fines of up to $50,000 per violation.
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