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ILHB2809IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the treasurer of a candidate political committee shall freeze all funds, contributions, or other receipts held in a candidate political committee account upon the filing of an indictment or information against ...
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2020-03-17
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5224IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the operation and effect of the provisions of the Election Code authorizing automatic voter registration are suspended from the effective date of the amendatory Act through December 31, 2021. Provides that the ...
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2020-03-13
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5764IntroCreates the First 2020 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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2020-03-13
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Gregory Harris
ILHB0045IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that a person must be 17 years of age or older (currently, 18 years of age or older) to circulate petitions for nomination.
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB0241IntroAmends 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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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB3087IntroAmends the Election Code. Allows polling places to offer mock elections for children to teach them the basics of the electoral process.
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB2508IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that if judges in charge of precinct registration files find that the signature on the certificate of registered voter and the signature on the registration card do not match for the applicant to vote, the applicant...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB3114IntroAmends 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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2020-03-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3712IntroCreates 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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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB3994EngrossAmends various Acts and Codes. Changes all statutory references of alderman and aldermen to alderperson and alderpersons. Changes all statutory references of congressman to congressperson. Makes conforming changes.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4230IntroAmends 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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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4539IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that a person registering to vote in any election under the Code may include his or her maiden or former name, together with his or her current legal name, in his or her registered name.
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4559IntroAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Exempts from the Act records that are designed to detect, defend against, prevent, or respond to potential cyber attacks on elections and voter registration held by the State Board of Elections, the Department o...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5062IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the terms and conditions of any loan or credit agreement from a committee shall be set forth in a written agreement that shall be executed by the chair or treasurer of the committee at the time of the loan or c...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5023IntroAmends the Election Code. In provisions requiring the State Board of Elections to publish on its website precinct-by-precinct vote totals, provides that the Board only has to publish totals for offices and candidates that the Board certifies the elec...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4973IntroCreates the Human Resources Employee Safety and Privacy Act. Provides that government agencies and persons, businesses, and associations shall not publicly post or display publicly available content that includes a human resources employee's personal...
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2020-03-12
To House State Government Administration Committee
ILHB5282IntroAmends 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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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5321IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that a person is guilty of a Class 3 felony for knowingly using cheap fake (photo shopped imagery that implies a situation occurred that did not happen) or deep fake media (the use of artificial intelligence to crea...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5182IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides the procedure for filling a vacancy of a Senator or Representative in the General Assembly. Provide that within 3 days after a vacancy, the committee for that legislative or representative district shall create a un...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5313IntroAmends the Election Code. Allows for objections to certificates of nomination and petitions to submit public questions to a referendum to also be submitted using an electronic method approved and provided by the election authority. Provides that if a...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5309IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the county board of Vermilion County may certify and cause to be submitted to the voters of Vermilion County, at the next general election, the question of dissolution of a municipal board of election commissio...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5475IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that an employee is entitled to absent himself or herself from work for a period of 4 hours (rather than 2) to vote. Provides that an employee receiving an hourly wage shall be compensated for the time used to vote,...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILSB1587IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education at the general primary election in 2020 only as a nonpartisan election on a separate ballot. Provides that a member of the Chicago Board of Education shall be elect...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3530IntroAmends the Election Code. Changes the definition of "person with a disability" to include a person having an intellectual or developmental disability. Makes conforming changes throughout the Code. Requires an election authority to provide public noti...
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2020-03-09
To Senate Election Law Committee
ILHB3106IntroAmends 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 that individual at...
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2020-03-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4104IntroAmends 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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2020-03-06
To House Executive Committee
ILSB3124IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes changes to the information required a voter registration record card. Provides that electronic voter registration records shall be furnished at a reasonable cost to any person who makes a sworn affidavit that the list ...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Election Law Committee
ILHB0827IntroAmends 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 2020 on a nonpartisan ballot. Provides that a member of the ...
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2020-03-04
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1520IntroAmends the Election Code. Includes certain tax-exempt organizations under the federal Internal Revenue Code in the definitions of political action committees, ballot initiative committees, and independent expenditure committees. Allows the tax-exempt...
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2020-03-04
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 5, 2020
ILSB2300IntroAmends the Election Code. Prohibits a member of the State Board of Elections from contributing, either financially or in services or goods or any other way, to a political committee or from serving as an officer of a political committee. Requires a m...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Election Law Committee
ILSB3048IntroAmends the Election Code. Creates the Election Administration Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that all fees and penalties paid to the State Board of Elections shall be deposited into the Fund for the ordinary and contingent exp...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Election Law Committee
ILSB3458IntroAmends the Election Code. Moves provisions concerning election interference to the prohibitions and penalties article of the Code. Effective immediately.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Election Law Committee
ILSB3486IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall provide written notice not less than 60 days (rather than 30 days) before an election to selected jurisdictions of its intent to conduct a test of the automatic tabulating equ...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Election Law Committee
ILSB0033EngrossAmends 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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2020-03-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4617IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that a contractor that provides equipment and services for automated law enforcement, automated speed enforcement, or automated railroad grade crossing enforcement systems to municipalities or counties or any politi...
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2020-03-03
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
ILHB4694IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes changes to the information required a voter registration record card. Provides that electronic voter registration records shall be furnished at a reasonable cost to any person who makes a sworn affidavit that the list ...
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2020-03-03
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5473IntroAmends the Election Code. Requires an individual or entity proposing to provide or providing specified election services to the State (an election infrastructure vendor) to be approved by the State Board of Elections and to disclose any owners or sha...
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2020-03-03
To House Executive Committee
ILSB3746IntroAmends the Election Code. Prohibits the distribution, with malice, of campaign material that contains a picture into which a candidate for public office or another person is superimposed. Prohibits, within 60 days of an election at which a candidate ...
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2020-03-03
To Senate Executive Committee
ILHB3828IntroAmends the Election Code. Changes signature requirements for new political parties and independent candidates so the amounts are equal to those required for established political parties, irrespective of party affiliation.
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2020-02-27
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Blaine Wilhour
ILHB5045IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the requirements to change a candidate's name do not apply to name changes resulting from a civil union to assume a spouse's surname or dissolution of a civil union or declaration of invalidity of a civil union...
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2020-02-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2211EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the election authority for Lake County shall cause to be submitted to the voters of Lake County at the general election held on November 3, 2020 a referendum to convert the Office of the Chief Assessment Of...
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2020-02-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2267EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education at the general primary election in 2020 only as a nonpartisan election on a separate ballot. Provides that a member of the Chicago Board of Education shall be elect...
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2020-02-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2267IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that members of the General Assembly and the offices Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Comptroller, and Treasurer shall be elected by ranked-choice voting. Provides for ranked-choi...
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2020-02-25
To Senate Election Law Committee
ILSB2331IntroAmends the Election Code. Repeals provisions requiring a petition or certificate of nomination to include a statement that the filing candidate is not affiliated with a communist organization or any foreign political agency, party, organization, or g...
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2020-02-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4819IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the county board or board of county commissioners of a county with a population of less than 100,000 may, by ordinance or resolution, dissolve a municipal board of election commissioners within that county and ...
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2020-02-25
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5142IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2020-02-25
To House Executive Committee
ILSB2622IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section of the campaign finance Article concerning definitions.
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2020-02-20
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 25, 2020
ILSB2625IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2020-02-20
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 25, 2020
ILSB2632IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2020-02-20
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 25, 2020
ILSB2624IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning expenses of conducting a primary election.
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2020-02-20
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 25, 2020
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