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ILSB2854IntroAmends the Election Code. Except for provisions with references to a committeeman and committeewoman, changes references from "committeeman" to "committeeperson" and makes related changes throughout the Code. Changes references from "chairman" to "ch...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
ILSB3245IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments 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
ILSB3518IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3523IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that every 2 years, each election authority shall submit specified information on the voting equipment used within the jurisdiction of the election authority to the State Board of Elections. Requires each election a...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments 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
ILSB3186IntroAmends the State Finance Act. Provides that beginning on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly, all moneys collected and payable to the Department of State Police under specified provision of the Unified Code of Corr...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3167IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person who is age 16 or over, does not meet the voting age requirements under specified provisions of the Code, and is otherwise qualified to vote shall be preregis...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3512IntroCreates the Rent Control Act. Establishes County Rent Control Boards in every county on the date all initial members of a Board are elected and qualified. Provides for nomination and election of Board members. Includes provisions relating to qualific...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments 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
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
ILSB3526IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the County Board in each county, except in counties having a population of 200,000 (rather than 3,000,000) inhabitants or over, shall, at its regular meeting in June, divide its election precincts which contain...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments 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
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
ILSB2831IntroAmends 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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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2832IntroAmends 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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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3006IntroAmends 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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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3067IntroAmends 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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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3079IntroAmends the Election Code. Includes in the definition of "electioneering communication", a digital communication and provides that the definition includes any communication that is placed or promoted on an online platform. Provides that an online plat...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments 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
ILSB2612IntroAmends 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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2018-02-14
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB2651IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that a judicial district committee for each judicial district and a judicial circuit committee for each judicial circuit, among other committees, are authorized and shall constitute the central or managing committee...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Executive 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
ILSB2893IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person who is otherwise qualified to vote may preregister to vote on or after that person's 16th birthday, with the registration held in abeyance by the appropriate...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Assignments 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
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
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
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
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
ILSB2821IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that an election jurisdiction may establish vote centers. Defines "vote center" as a polling place where a voter who resides in the county in which the vote center is located may vote without regard to which precinc...
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2018-02-13
To Senate Assignments 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
ILSB2766IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2830IntroAmends the Election Code. Requires that the trustees for the Fox Metro Water Reclamation District be elected at consolidated elections. Provides that where a nomination for election is to be made for a trustee of the Fox Metro Water Reclamation Distr...
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2018-02-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1424EngrossCreates 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, Attorney General, State Comptroller, State Tre...
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2018-02-12
To House Executive 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
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