IL SB0497 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on May 23 2024 - 50% progression
Action: 2024-05-24 - Referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Election Code. Provides that the nomination papers of a candidate shall be deemed invalid and a candidate's name shall not appear on the ballot if the candidate is found to have personally engaged in material fraud or a pattern of fraud in connection with the signatures on the nominating papers or false swearing with respect to the nominating papers.

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Roll Calls

2024-05-23 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 59 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2024-05-24HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2024-05-24HouseFirst Reading
2024-05-24HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch
2024-05-24HouseArrived in House
2024-05-23SenateThird Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
2024-05-23SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
2024-05-23SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Ventura
2024-05-23SenateRecalled to Second Reading
2024-05-22SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 011-000-000
2024-05-22SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
2024-05-22SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Rachel Ventura
2024-05-21SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 24, 2024
2024-05-21SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
2024-05-21SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Rachel Ventura
2024-05-21SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2024
2024-05-21SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
2023-03-31SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2023-03-10SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 21, 2023
2023-03-10SenateSecond Reading
2023-03-09SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 10, 2023
2023-03-09SenateDo Pass Executive; 011-000-000
2023-03-02SenateAssigned to Executive
2023-02-02SenateReferred to Assignments
2023-02-02SenateFirst Reading
2023-02-02SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon

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