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ILHB5264IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, no general election ballot may indicate the political party or political affiliation of any candidate. Makes corresponding changes. Effective immediat...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5227IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that for the 2020 general primary election, each election authority shall mail to every registered voter within that election authority's jurisdiction a vote by mail ballot. Provides that this provision is inoperati...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5123IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that a county board in a county in which there is no city, village, or incorporated town with a board of election commissioners that has established a county board of election commissioners may, by ordinance or reso...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5265IntroAmends the Election Code. Replaces the various nomination signature requirements for independent candidates for office in the State with the signature requirements applicable to established party candidates for each corresponding office. Effective im...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5447IntroCreates the First 2018 General Revisory Act. Combines multiple versions of Sections amended by more than one Public Act. Renumbers Sections of various Acts to eliminate duplication. Corrects obsolete cross-references and technical errors. Makes styli...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5531IntroCreates 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 various offices of State government. Creates the Small Donor Democracy ...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5617IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that upon a person's release from the Department of Corrections, the Department shall provide the person with a voting rights information form from the State Board of Elections that is tailored to a pe...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5563IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the trustees for the Fox River Water Reclamation District will be elected at consolidated elections. Provides that where a nomination for election is to be made for a trustee of the Fox River Water Reclamation ...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5718IntroAmends the Election Code. Allows for the automatic voter registration of persons released from the Department of Corrections and issued standard Illinois Identification Cards by the Secretary of State. Includes the Department of Corrections as a "des...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5801IntroCreates the Citizens Empowerment Act. Provides that registered voters may petition for a referendum at the next general election to dissolve a unit of local government. Sets forth requirements for the petition, the ballot referendum, and the public h...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5798IntroCreates the Citizens Empowerment Act. Provides that registered voters may petition for a referendum at the next general election to dissolve a unit of local government. Sets forth requirements for the petition, the ballot referendum, and the public h...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4426IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that on the day before election day, a permanent polling place for early voting must remain open no later than 5:00 p.m. Makes conforming and other changes. Effective immediately.
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2018-02-14
To House Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
ILHB4425IntroAmends 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 postage-paid ...
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2018-02-14
To House Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
ILHB4809IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides for various changes concerning requirements for petitions for proposed constitutional amendments. Provides requirements for petition sheets for proposed constitutional amendments. Provides for the design of a standa...
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4808IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that write-in votes shall be counted only for persons who have filed notarized declarations of intent to be write-in candidates with the proper election authority, authorities, or State Board of Elections no earlier...
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4837IntroAmends the Election Code. Creates a pilot program for DuPage County that allows the election authority to obtain driver's license pictures to help verify a voter's identity. Removes provisions that an unregistered qualified elector may register to vo...
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4854IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election precinct shall contain 1,500 voters (now, 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 municip...
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4862IntroAmends the Election Code. Authorizes election authorities to conduct risk-limiting audits before and after the certification of election results. Provides that the determination to conduct a risk-limiting audit, the scope of an audit, and the uses of...
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4875IntroAmends the Election Code. Modifies the requirements for political committee statements of organization to include the phone number and email address of a political committee and specified persons. Effective immediately.
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4889IntroAmends the Election Code. Modifies the language of the petition nomination form for candidates. Provides that a candidate for an office must certify that he or she has not exceeded any limitations on the number of terms that he or she may serve for t...
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4869IntroAmends the Election Code. Allows specified persons on an application for a ballot to provide an email address or fax number to which registration materials or a ballot should be sent. Effective immediately.
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4931IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that a voting machine or machines sufficient in number to provide a machine for each 500 (rather than 400) voters or fraction thereof shall be supplied for use at all elections.
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4876IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that electronic filing is required for all political committees, regardless of the amount of contributions, expenditures, or loans received by that political committee. Removes language allowing the State Board of E...
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4866IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election precinct shall contain 1,200 voters (now, 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 municip...
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4884IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that child care expenses for minor children of an officeholder or candidate are customary and reasonable expenses of an officeholder in connection with the performance of governmental and public service functions an...
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3909IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, an individual who is 16 or 17 years of age may register to vote, with the registration held in abeyance by the appropriate election authority until such time as that ...
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2018-02-13
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4469IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the county who are confined or detain...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4663IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that nothing in provisions concerning the designation of a candidate's name on a nomination petition or ballot shall require a candidate to use his or her spouse's surname after marriage, or to return to his or her ...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4749IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that provisions concerning automatic voter registration and designated automatic voter registration agencies shall be implemented no later than 90 days after the federal Real ID database is certified by the Secretar...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4542IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the Electronic Registration Information Center shall provide the exclusive interstate voter registration program for the State. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall not share identification records ...
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2018-02-12
To House Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
ILHB4557IntroAmends the Election Code. Requires (rather than encourages) a school district to close a school or hold a teachers institute day if the school is chosen as a polling place by the county board or board of election commissioners. Effective immediately.
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2018-02-12
To House Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
ILHB4678IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that no person is entitled to vote at a primary election if that person has participated in the town political party caucus next preceding the primary of another political party by signing an affidavit of voters att...
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2018-02-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4523IntroAmends the Election Code. Removes a provision that provides that the State Board of Elections shall adjust the amounts of the contribution limits for inflation.
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2018-02-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4517IntroAmends the Election Code. Allows for the automatic voter registration of persons released from the Department of Corrections and issued standard Illinois Identification Cards by the Secretary of State. Includes the Department of Corrections as a "des...
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2018-02-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4521IntroAmends the Election Code. Requires Voters Identification Cards for those who do not have an acceptable photo ID. Sets forth requirements and exemptions. Provides that any person desiring to vote shall present to the judges of election for verificatio...
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2018-02-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4326IntroCreates the Illinois Election Integrity Act. Amends the Election Code. 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 o...
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2018-01-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4244IntroAmends the Township Code. Provides that township electors in McHenry County may petition for a referendum at the next election to dissolve a township. Sets forth the requirements for the petition, together with the form and requirements for the ballo...
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2018-01-24
To House Counties & Townships Committee
ILHB4176IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that no judge or former judge may submit his or her candidacy for a vacancy in a judicial office by any method other than seeking retention in his or her office, unless that judge or former judge is seeking judicial...
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2018-01-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4201IntroAmends the Election Code. Requires Voters Identification Cards for those who do not have an acceptable photo ID. Sets forth requirements and exemptions. Provides that any person desiring to vote shall present to the judges of election for verificatio...
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2018-01-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0780IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that no candidate for President or Vice President of the United States shall appear on the official ballot if that candidate has not filed copies of all of his or her tax returns with the State Board of Elections at...
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2017-11-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0348VetoAmends 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...
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2017-10-27
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILHB3414IntroAmends the Election Code. Requires substance abuse testing as a condition for filing nomination papers for the office of State Representative or State Senator. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall ...
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2017-10-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1774EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education starting with the 2019 consolidated election. Makes related changes. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that a person shall be ...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0539PassAmends the Election Code. Provides that county boards outside of the jurisdiction of boards of election commissioners may reduce the number of judges of election from 5 to 3 for primary elections. Effective immediately.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0337
ILHB0512PassAmends the Election Code. Requires election authorities to publish notice of certain public referenda not more than 40 (rather than 30) days before the question is to be submitted to the voters.
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0298
ILHB3855PassCreates the First 2017 General Revisory Act. Combines multiple versions of Sections amended by more than one Public Act. Renumbers Sections of various Acts to eliminate duplication. Corrects obsolete cross-references and technical errors. Makes styli...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0201
ILHB1776EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the board of trustees of the City Colleges of Chicago, Illinois Community College District No. 508, at the general primary election in 2018 on a nonpartisan ballot. Provides that a member of the ...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3519EngrossAmends the Election Code. In the definition of "signature", includes a named signed in ink or signed in digitized form (rather than a name signed in ink or in digitized form). Effective immediately.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4067IntroCreates the Citizens Empowerment Act. Provides that registered voters may petition for a referendum at the next general election to dissolve a unit of local government. Sets forth the requirements for the petition, together with the form and requirem...
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2017-06-21
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0388EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that a person is not prohibited from photographing his or her own ballot at any time during the voting process or from viewing a photograph of a completed or partially completed ballot. Provides that a person who gi...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
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