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 Bill Status of HB0285  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ELEC CD-TOP TWO PRIMARY

House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Fortner

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/7-10from Ch. 46, par. 7-10
10 ILCS 5/7-43from Ch. 46, par. 7-43
10 ILCS 5/7-44from Ch. 46, par. 7-44
10 ILCS 5/7-60from Ch. 46, par. 7-60
10 ILCS 5/19-3from Ch. 46, par. 19-3
10 ILCS 5/19-4.5 new
10 ILCS 5/19-5from Ch. 46, par. 19-5
10 ILCS 5/19-8from Ch. 46, par. 19-8
10 ILCS 5/19-12.1from Ch. 46, par. 19-12.1
10 ILCS 5/20-3from Ch. 46, par. 20-3
10 ILCS 5/20-4from Ch. 46, par. 20-4
10 ILCS 5/20-4.5 new
10 ILCS 5/20-5from Ch. 46, par. 20-5
10 ILCS 5/20-8from Ch. 46, par. 20-8
10 ILCS 5/7-2 rep.
10 ILCS 5/7-3 rep.
10 ILCS 5/Art. 10 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends 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 received the most votes in the primary election, regardless of party affiliation of the candidates, shall be the only 2 candidates certified for participation in the general election. Makes conforming changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2017HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Mike Fortner
  1/11/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/11/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2017HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
  3/6/2017HouseTo Ballot Access Subcommittee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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