police recording http://northernpublicradio.org en Illinois House approves changes to eavesdropping law http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-house-approves-changes-eavesdropping-law <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Current Illinois law makes recording police officers in public a crime. The <a href="http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=1808&amp;GAID=11&amp;GA=97&amp;DocTypeID=SB&amp;LegID=57862&amp;SessionID=84">proposed changes </a>approved 71-45 by the Illinois House would decriminalize such recordings. The bill&#39;s sponsors say they&#39;ve addressed concerns raised by law enforcement. Wed, 23 May 2012 12:57:14 +0000 Mike Moen & Brian Mackey 12173 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois House approves changes to eavesdropping law