IL HB5045 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 13 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-27 - Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Election Code. Provides that the requirements to change a candidate's name do not apply to name changes resulting from a civil union to assume a spouse's surname or dissolution of a civil union or declaration of invalidity of a civil union to assume a former surname or a name change that conforms the candidate's name to his or her gender identity. Makes conforming changes throughout the Code. Effective immediately.

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2020-02-27HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
2020-02-18HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2020-02-18HouseFirst Reading
2020-02-13HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel Didech

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10510-5.1Amended CodeCitation Text
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1058-8.1Amended CodeCitation Text

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