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 Bill Status of HB2992  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ELEC CD-POLICE STATION/POLLING

House Sponsors
Rep. Justin Slaughter

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/11-2from Ch. 46, par. 11-2
10 ILCS 5/11-4from Ch. 46, par. 11-4
10 ILCS 5/19A-10


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that no polling place may be located in a police station or place with an armed guard unless there is no other viable option in the precinct. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
10 ILCS 5/11-2
10 ILCS 5/11-4
10 ILCS 5/19A-10
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/1-25 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Election Code. Provides that an election authority shall not locate a polling place for early voting, grace period registration and voting, or election day voting in a building permanently occupied by a local or State law enforcement agency. Provides an exception for an election authority with an office in a building occupied by local or State law enforcement, allowing early voting or grace period registration and voting at that site, provided that the election authority operates a permanent or temporary early voting or grace period registration and voting polling location in at least one location that is not located in a building occupied by a local or State law enforcement agency. Provides that an election authority with an office in a building occupied by local or State law enforcement may conduct election day voting at the site, provided the election authority operates an election day voting polling location in at least one location that is not located in a building occupied by a local or State law enforcement agency. Clarifies that these provisions do not prohibit an election authority from conducting early voting or grace period registration and voting at the student union on the campus of a public university due to presence of a university law enforcement office. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Justin Slaughter
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
  3/23/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Justin Slaughter
  3/23/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
  3/30/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elections & Campaign Finance Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/30/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elections & Campaign Finance Committee; 010-006-000
  3/30/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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