Comments: IL SB1126 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Election Code. Removes language providing that the county clerk shall furnish updated copies of computer tapes or computer discs containing voter registration information. Provides that a Board of Election Commissioners may appoint 3 judges of election to serve in lieu of the 5 judges of election to serve in a primary election. In provisions requiring the State Board of Elections to publish precinct-by-precinct vote totals on its website, provides that the vote totals shall be for offices and candidates that the State Board of Elections certifies the election results. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall provide written notice not less than 60 days (rather than 30 days) before an election to selected jurisdictions of its intent to conduct a test of the automatic tabulating equipment and program. Provides that within 15 days (rather than 5 days) of receipt of the State Board of Elections' written notice of intent to conduct a test, the selected jurisdictions shall forward a copy of all specimen ballots to the State Board of Elections. Changes the title of the Direct Recording Electronic Voting Systems Article to the Direct Recording Electronic Tabulators and Electronic Ballot Marking Devices Article. Changes references to "direct recording voting system" to "direct recording electronic tabulator" throughout the Article. Changes references to "marking device" to "electronic ballot marking device" throughout the Article. Changes references to "public measures" to "public questions" throughout the Act. Makes other changes.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-03-22 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments [SB1126 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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