Bills Pending Illinois Senate Election Law Committee

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ILSB1935IntroAmends the Election Code. Allows the State Board of Elections to receive voter registration information provided by applicants using electronic voter registration portals (rather than the Board's website). Provides that notwithstanding any other prov...
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2019-03-19
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ILSB1267IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-03-13
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ILSB1254IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section of the campaign finance Article concerning definitions.
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2019-03-13
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ILSB1795IntroAmends the Election Code. Requires the State Board of Elections to develop a program or enter into a contract with a third-party developer to create a program that allows petition signatures to be collected on mobile and tablet electronic devices. Pr...
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2019-03-06
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ILSB1637IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that an election authority shall provide a trackable return envelope to return a vote by mail ballot, including absentee ballots for voters in military or naval service. Requires each election authority to provide o...
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2019-03-06
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ILSB1759IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that "electioneering communication" also means a digital communication and includes any communication that is placed or promoted on an online platform. Provides the requirements for an online platform. Provides that...
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2019-03-06
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ILSB1830IntroAmends the Election Code. Allows an established political party to initiate a recall of one of its nominees if that nominee is (1) found to be a member of or associated with a group, directly or indirectly, with Communist, Fascist, Nazi, or other un-...
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2019-03-06
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ILSB1622IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that no voting machine used, adopted, or purchased by an election authority may be made, manufactured, or assembled outside the United States or constructed with parts made, manufactured, or assembled outside the Un...
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2019-03-06
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ILSB1503IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that by January 31 of each year, each election authority shall submit a form with specified information to the State Board of Elections. Provides that the Board, in coordination with advocacy groups, shall develop t...
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2019-03-06
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ILSB2083IntroAmends the Election Code. Requires the State Board of Elections to create a pilot program to allow petition signatures to be gathered electronically. Provides that a statement of candidacy shall include a space for a candidate to include his or her t...
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2019-03-06
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ILSB1826IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Authorizes the governing body of a municipality or instrumentality to provide an alternative retirement plan in lieu of or in addition to the existing plan und...
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2019-03-06
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ILSB1733IntroCreates the Small Donor Democracy Matching System for Fair Elections Act. Amends the Election Code. Creates a small donor campaign contribution matching system for candidates for the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, State C...
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2019-03-06
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ILSB0141IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that petitions to constitute a new political party in the State and nomination petitions for independent candidates must be signed by a number of qualified voters at least equal to the minimum petition signature req...
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2019-02-28
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ILSB1162IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a credit in the amount of $25 for individual taxpayers who vote in an election during the taxable year. Effective immediately.
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2019-02-21
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ILSB1163IntroAmends the Illinois Notary Public Act. Provides that any person who performs a notarial act concerning election nominating papers, petitions of objections to nominating papers, or certificates of withdrawal of candidacy, and is not otherwise authoriz...
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2019-02-21
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ILSB1253IntroAmends the Election Code. Requires a permanent polling place for early voting to remain open beginning the 22nd day (rather than the 15th day) before an election. Makes changes to the hours a permanent polling place for early voting must remain open....
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2019-02-21
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ILSB1435IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the presidential elector with the highest number of votes in a congressional district casts an electoral vote for the presidential and vice presidential candidates of his or her political party. Provides that a...
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2019-02-21
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ILSB1147IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election precinct shall contain 1,200 voters (currently, 500 voters in counties, 600 voters in a municipality with a board of election commissioners and fewer than 500,000 inhabitants, or 400 voters in a m...
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2019-02-21
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ILSB1197IntroAmends the Election Code. Creates a new Article concerning audits. Requires that each election authority (i) conduct an election day audit of a random sample of 10% of votes cast and (ii) provide by contract or employment for the performance by one o...
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2019-02-21
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ILSB1146IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that, except for in a county with a population of at least 3,000,000 or where election judges are selected by election commissioners, an election authority may reduce the number of judges of election in each precinc...
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2019-02-21
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ILSB1196IntroCreates the Illinois Clean Elections Act. Establishes a voluntary method of public financing of the campaigns of candidates for statewide constitutional offices and the General Assembly. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Illinois Clean Elect...
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2019-02-21
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ILSB1126IntroAmends 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 judge...
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2019-02-07
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ILSB0033IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that political committee funds may be used for certain child care expenses that are necessary for the fulfillment of political, governmental, or public policy duties, activities, or purposes. Effective immediately.
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2019-02-07
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ILSB0057IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that any campaign, party, or other organization or individual that engages in a vote by mail operation in which voters are sent applications for vote by mail ballots shall also provide the voter with a return envelo...
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2019-02-07
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ILSB0067IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that a school building may not be used as a polling place if such a use is impossible or inconvenient as determined by a vote of the school board controlling the school building (rather than requiring a school distr...
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2019-02-07
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ILSB1125IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that those intending to become write-in candidates for statewide, congressional, state legislative, or judicial offices or offices in which the electors are not entirely within a county shall file a notarized declar...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Election Law Committee
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