Illinois Sen. Daniel Biss introduced SB2808, the Freedom From Location Surveillance Act. If passed, the state would be banned from obtaining “current or future location information pertaining to a person” without a court order based on probable cause.
STATUS – 02-19, Passed out of Committee
04-08, Passed Senate 52-0
05-19 Passed House, amended 111-0
05-21 – Returned to Senate for concurrence
05-30 – Concurred
Illinois residents, take the following steps to support this legislation!
1. Call the Governor. Strongly, but respectfully urge him to SIGN SB2808 into law. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email.
Gov. Pat Quinn: 217-782-0244
2. Email your state senator AND state rep. Respectfully urge them to introduce two additional bills:
4th Amendment Protection Action Act (bans resources to warrantless surveillance and obtaining warrantless info) HERE
Electronic Data Privacy Act (prohibits the state from obtaining information without a warrant) HERE
3. Share this information widely. Whether on social media – facebook, twitter, google plus – by email, or other methods, please pass this information along to as many people as possible.