IL HB0388 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-3)
Status: Engrossed on April 5 2017 - 50% progression
Action: 2017-05-26 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Election Code. Provides that a person is not prohibited from photographing his or her own ballot at any time during the voting process or from viewing a photograph of a completed or partially completed ballot. Provides that a person who gives, promises to give, or receives any money or other valuable consideration in connection with the dissemination or viewing of such a photograph is guilty of a Class 4 felony. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2017-04-05 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 97 N: 14 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-05-26SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2017-05-19SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 26, 2017
2017-05-12SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 19, 2017
2017-04-27SenateTo Subcommittee on Election Law
2017-04-25SenateAssigned to Executive
2017-04-24HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2017-04-06SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-04-06SenateFirst Reading
2017-04-06SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
2017-04-06SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2017-04-06SenateArrive in Senate
2017-04-05HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2017-04-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
2017-04-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
2017-04-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
2017-04-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
2017-04-05HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 097-014-000
2017-04-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2017-04-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
2017-04-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
2017-04-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
2017-04-04HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-04-04HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-30HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-30HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elections & Campaign Finance Committee; 016-000-000
2017-03-30HouseReported Back To Elections & Campaign Finance Committee;
2017-03-30HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Elections & Campaign Finance Committee; 005-000-000
2017-03-29HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2017-03-29HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2017-03-10HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
2017-03-06HouseTo Ballot Access Subcommittee
2017-02-09HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
2017-02-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
2017-02-01HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Nick Sauer
2017-01-25HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
2017-01-17HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
2017-01-17HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
2017-01-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
2017-01-12HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-01-12HouseFirst Reading
2017-01-12HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch

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