Bill would include electronic communication in restraining orders

Lawmakers are looking to expand the reach of no-contact orders in Illinois. Under current law, no-contact orders only ban in-person contact between two people. Senate Bill 1677 would mean any electronic contact such as texts, email, or social media would violate a no-contact order. Caption: WRSP. State Sen. Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake, introduced the bill. She says that as technology progresses, so too must the laws that govern it. In a statement Bush said:

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March 25, 2021 at 09:21PM

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