Bill Sponsors: IL SB1140 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Election Code. Provides that if a judicial candidate or candidate for State's Attorney has changed his or her name at any time after being admitted to practice law in Illinois and before the last day for filing the petition or certificate for that office, then the candidate's name on the petition or certificate must include a list of prior names and dates for each name change during that time period, and the petition or certificate must be accompanied by the candidate's affidavit stating the previous names and the date or dates each of those names was changed. Provides that failure to meet the requirements shall be grounds for denying certification of the candidate's name for the ballot or removing the candidate's name from the ballot. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-03-26 - Referred to Rules Committee [SB1140 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


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