Comments: IL HB0348 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Constitutional Amendment Act. Provides that when the Secretary of State first publishes a proposed constitutional amendment in a newspaper or newspapers, he or she shall also cause the existing form of the constitutional provision proposed to be amended, the proposed amendment, the explanation of the amendment, the arguments for and against the amendment, and the form in which the amendment will appear on the separate ballot, to be published on a publicly accessible Internet website controlled by the Office of the Secretary of State. Provides that the newspaper or newspapers containing the published amendment shall also provide a link to the amendment information published on the Secretary's Internet website. Removes language requiring the Secretary to issue a pamphlet concerning a proposed constitutional amendment. Amends the Election Code to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 12-5)

Status: (Vetoed) 2017-10-27 - Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto [HB0348 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Veto Message) [HTML]

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