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ILHB0512IntroAmends 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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2017-04-18
To House Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
ILHB3695IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-04-17
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3846IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that in counties where the county board chooses or elects one of its own members as chairman, the county may change to electing its county board chairman by a petition signed by 5% of the number of voters who voted ...
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2017-04-14
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0063IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the minimum and maximum signature requirements to place new political party and independent candidates on the ballot for an office are the same as the minimum and maximum signature requirements to place a candi...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0224IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section of the campaign finance Article concerning definitions.
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0223IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning expenses of conducting a primary election.
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0780IntroAmends 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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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0943IntroAmends the Election Code. Requires the State Board of Elections, beginning no later than September 1, 2017, to utilize data provided as part of its membership in the Electronic Registration Information Center in order to cross-reference the statewide...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1406IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that if a public official candidate submits a Notification of Self-funding to the State Board of Elections, all other public officials or candidates, but not the public official or candidate who submitted the notifi...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1473IntroAmends the Election Code. Changes the date for when lotteries for determining the order certain petitions were received from within 9 days following the last day for petition filing to within 5 days following the last day for petition filing. Provide...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1330IntroAmends the Election Code. Sets forth requirements for disclosure of certain donor information in campaign advertisements. Sets forth requirements for radio, telephonic, television, video, and mass mailing advertisements. Requires advertisements to di...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1477IntroAmends the Election Code. Requires loan agreements to be included in certain campaign filings. Requires loans made to the committee to have an interest rate, which must be at the prevailing market interest rate at the time the agreement as executed. ...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
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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2017-04-07
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
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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2017-04-06
To Senate Assignments 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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2017-04-06
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
ILHB2477EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that no patient who has resided for less than 180 days in any hospital or mental institution (rather than no patient of any hospital or mental institution) in the State shall by virtue of his or her abode at the hos...
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2017-04-06
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2805EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that if an application for a vote by mail ballot is sent to a post office box controlled by any individual or organization that is not an election authority, the applications shall be turned over to the appropriate ...
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2017-04-06
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1424IntroCreates 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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2017-04-06
Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 013-000-000
ILSB1479IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that grace period registration and changes of address shall be conducted for eligible residents in connection with voting at certain elder care facilities. Effective immediately.
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2017-04-06
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILSB1592IntroAmends the Elections Code. Allows counties to create a board of election commissioners within the office of the county clerk. Sets forth procedures for adoption, compensation, effect, transfer of records, procurement of supplies, references, personne...
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2017-04-06
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
ILSB2089IntroAmends 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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2017-04-06
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
ILSB1933IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-04-06
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
ILSB0669IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that for the 2020 election and thereafter, the chairman of the Lake County board shall be elected by the voters of the county. Provides that an individual seeking election as chairman of the Lake County board may al...
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2017-04-05
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 6, 2017
ILSB0982IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that no candidate for President or Vice-President of the United States shall appear on the official ballot for the general election if that candidate has not released his or her tax returns at least 5 days prior to ...
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2017-04-05
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
ILHB0286IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, whenever an election authority is required to publish or post information to the public, the election authority may satisfy that requirement by publi...
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2017-04-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0347IntroCreates the Citizens Empowerment Act. Provides that electors 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 requirements for ...
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2017-04-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0756IntroAmends 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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2017-04-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3133IntroCreates the Township Modernization and Consolidation Act. Provides that all townships in a county may be dissolved by referendum, through either citizen petition or county board ordinance. Provides for petition, ordinance, and notice requirements. Pr...
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2017-04-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0330IntroAmends the Election Code. Eliminates the requirement that a voter declare party affiliation when voting at a primary election. Provides that the voter shall receive the primary ballot of each of the established political parties nominating candidates...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0013IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning expenses of conducting a primary election.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0231IntroAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Designates President Barack Obama's date of birth, August 4, as a legal holiday on which to hold appropriate exercises in commemoration of him. Includes that when the day falls on a Sunday, the following Mond...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0206IntroAmends 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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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0334IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the general primary election shall be held on the fourth Tuesday in June (now, the third Tuesday in March). Effective immediately.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0012IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the nomination of candidates for the General Assembly.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0285IntroAmends the Election Code. Creates an open-primary system. Provides that primary ballots shall list each candidate for office, regardless of party affiliation, participating in the primary election. Provides that the 2 candidates in any primary that r...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0107IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority operating in a county organized by township shall operate one grace period voter registration site within each township under the jurisdiction of the election authority. Provides that ea...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0014IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0294IntroAmends the County Board of Election Commissioners article of the Election Code. Provides that Commissioners serving under the provisions of that article shall serve in an unpaid capacity. Effective immediately.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0415IntroAmends the Election Code. Requires political committees to include a copy or image of any receipt received for any expenditure that must be reported. Allows the State Board of Elections to adopt rules to implement the requirements. Effective immediat...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0397IntroAmends the Elections Code. Provides that records must be kept for all contributions in excess of $50. Repeals the recordkeeping exemption for purchases of licensed raffle tickets valued under $150.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0288IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that any person who knowingly files an application to vote, accepts a ballot, or enters a voting machine on more than one occasion on the same election day where the ballot or machine lists any of the same candidate...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0439IntroAmends 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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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0495IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that electors of President and Vice-President of the United States shall be chosen by congressional district. Effective immediately.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0522IntroAmends the Election Code. Repeals a provision making certain elections State holidays. Effective immediately.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0525IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that school buildings shall not be used as polling places. Makes conforming changes.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0626IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the Office of the Secretary of State and the State Board of Elections shall jointly establish an automatic voter registration program. Provides that designated automatic voter registration agencies may agree to...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0712IntroCreates 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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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0750IntroAmends the Election Code. Requires Voters Identification Cards for those who do not have an acceptable photo ID. Sets forth requirements and exemptions.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0746IntroAmends 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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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0762IntroAmends the Election Code. Changes the threshold at which a party must poll to be considered a political party, rather than a new political party, from 5% of the entire vote cast in the State in the general election for State and county officers then ...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
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