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 Bill Status of SB2133  93rd General Assembly


Short Description:  ELECTION CD-GRACE PERIOD

Senate Sponsors
Sen. James T. Meeks - Iris Y. Martinez - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Mattie Hunter and Miguel del Valle

House Sponsors
(Rep. Robin Kelly - Mike Boland - Marlow H. Colvin - Karen A. Yarbrough - David E. Miller, Deborah L. Graham, Constance A. Howard, Annazette Collins, Sara Feigenholtz, John A. Fritchey, Monique D. Davis, Wyvetter H. Younge, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Harry Osterman, Karen May, Maria Antonia Berrios, William Davis, Arthur L. Turner, Julie Hamos, Lou Lang, Elaine Nekritz and Cynthia Soto)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2005SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-1082

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/1A-20 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Authorizes election authorities to establish special procedures for late voter registration, beginning January 1, 2005. Requires the State Board of Elections to adopt necessary rules.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
10 ILCS 5/1A-20 new
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/1A-17 new

Deletes everything. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill. Corrects a typographical error.

 Fiscal Note (State Board of Elections)
 Senate Bill 2133, as introduced, would have minimal fiscal impact on the operations of the State Board of Elections. However, each election authority in the State of Illinois (of which there are 110) would need to register and accept voter registrations in their office and at a voter registration location specifically designated for this purpose until the 14th day before the primary or election. The exact costs will need to be determined by each individual county and/or election commission, They will be the entity that absorbs the costs.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/4-50 new
10 ILCS 5/5-50 new
10 ILCS 5/6-100 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Election code. Creates a grace period for the acceptance by election authorities of voter registration between the close of regular registration and the 14th day before an election or primary. Applies permissively before January 1, 2005 and mandatorily on and after January 1, 2005. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
10 ILCS 5/6-100 new
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/6-100 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Election Code. Requires each election authority to establish a period for in-person voter registration that runs from the close of regular voter registration until the 14th day before a primary or election. Requires that this period also be available for changes of address by registered voters. Requires that a person registered during this period must sign and receive a document signed by the election authority that states that the person is registered to vote; specifies that the document is not a condition for voting. Provides that ballot cast by persons who register or change address during this grace period must be transmitted to and counted at the election authority's central counting location. Effective July 1, 2005.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  11/20/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. James T. Meeks
  11/20/2003SenateFirst Reading
  11/20/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  11/20/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Miguel del Valle
  2/18/2004SenateAssigned to Local Government
  2/23/2004SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. James T. Meeks
  2/23/2004SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  2/24/2004SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Local Government
  2/24/2004SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  2/24/2004SenateDo Pass as Amended Local Government; 006-004-000
  2/24/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 25, 2004
  3/2/2004SenateFiscal Note Requested by Sen. John O. Jones
  3/3/2004SenateFiscal Note Filed from the State Board of Elections.
  3/18/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. James T. Meeks
  3/18/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules
  3/23/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. James T. Meeks
  3/23/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules
  3/23/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Local Government
  3/23/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/24/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Postponed - Local Government
  3/24/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Be Approved for Consideration Local Government; 006-003-000
  3/24/2004SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Meeks
  3/24/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 25, 2004
  3/25/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/25/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/25/2004SenateThird Reading - Passed; 032-025-000
  3/25/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  3/25/2004HouseArrived in House
  3/25/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/25/2004HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Robin Kelly
  3/25/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/25/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  3/25/2004HouseFirst Reading
  3/25/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/26/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  3/29/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller
  10/29/2004HouseAssigned to Elections and Campaign Reform Committee
  11/12/2004HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Elections and Campaign Reform Committee
  11/12/2004HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elections and Campaign Reform Committee; by Voice Vote
  11/12/2004HouseDo Pass as Amended / Standard Debate Elections and Campaign Reform Committee; 005-004-000
  11/12/2004HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  11/12/2004HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Annazette Collins
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Wyvetter H. Younge
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  11/16/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  11/16/2004HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  11/16/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  11/16/2004HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 068-049-000
  11/16/2004SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01
  11/16/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01-November 17, 2004
  11/16/2004SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. James T. Meeks
  11/16/2004SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules
  11/17/2004SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Local Government
  11/17/2004SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Be Approved for Consideration Local Government; 006-004-000
  11/17/2004SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 033-024-002
  11/17/2004SenatePassed Both Houses
  12/16/2004SenateSent to the Governor
  2/7/2005SenateGovernor Approved
  2/7/2005SenateEffective Date July 1, 2005
  2/7/2005SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-1082

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