IL SB0910 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Engrossed on May 9 2017 - 50% progression
Action: 2017-05-22 - House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
Pending: House Executive Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Counties Code. Provides that when a county board creates or modifies the apportionment of districts in the county, each district shall also (i) provide racial minorities or language minorities with equal opportunity to participate in the political process and elect candidates of their choice; (ii) provide racial minorities or language minorities who constitute less than a voting-age majority of a district with an opportunity to substantially influence the outcome of an election; and (iii) shall not discriminate against or in favor of any political party or individual.

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Roll Calls

2017-05-09 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 30 N: 20 NV: 9 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-05-22HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
2017-05-19HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
2017-05-18HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2017-05-18HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sam Yingling
2017-05-16HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
2017-05-11HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-05-11HouseFirst Reading
2017-05-11HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
2017-05-09HouseArrived in House
2017-05-09SenateThird Reading - Passed; 030-020-000
2017-05-09SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
2017-04-28SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
2017-03-15SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 16, 2017
2017-03-15SenateSecond Reading
2017-03-01SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2017
2017-03-01SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 007-002-001
2017-02-15SenateAssigned to Judiciary
2017-02-07SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-02-07SenateFirst Reading
2017-02-07SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
5552-3001Amended CodeCitation Text
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