IL HB0762 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 26 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-03-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Election Code. Changes the threshold at which a party must poll to be considered a political party, rather than a new political party, from 5% of the entire vote cast in the State in the general election for State and county officers then next preceding a primary to 2%. Includes the President of the United States in the definition of "state office" or "state officer" for certain purposes. Reduces various signature requirements to form a new political party. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.

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2017-03-31HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-03-06HouseTo Ballot Access Subcommittee
2017-02-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
2017-02-08HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
2017-01-27HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-01-27HouseFirst Reading
2017-01-26HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Allen Skillicorn

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