Bill Text: IL HB1817 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall produce an online petition packet generation system that allows a potential candidate to enter the appropriate information and select the office for which he or she wishes to run and the system will generate all of the appropriate forms with the accurate formatting and information. Provides that no petitions created by the State Board's online petition packet generation system may be challenged on the basis of formatting or other technicalities.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB1817 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB1817-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB1817

Introduced , by Rep. Keith R. Wheeler

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
10 ILCS 5/7-10.4 new

Amends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall produce an online petition packet generation system that allows a potential candidate to enter the appropriate information and select the office for which he or she wishes to run and the system will generate all of the appropriate forms with the accurate formatting and information. Provides that no petitions created by the State Board's online petition packet generation system may be challenged on the basis of formatting or other technicalities.
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A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning elections.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Election Code is amended by adding Section
57-10.4 as follows:
6 (10 ILCS 5/7-10.4 new)
7 Sec. 7-10.4. Online petition generator.
8 (a) The State Board of Elections shall produce an online
9petition packet generation system that allows a potential
10candidate to enter the appropriate information and select the
11office for which he or she wishes to run and the system will
12generate all of the appropriate forms with the accurate
13formatting and information. The system shall also generate a
14candidate's guide and campaign finance guide for the selected
15office.
16 (b) No petitions created by the State Board's online
17petition packet generation system may be challenged on the
18basis of formatting or other technicalities.
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