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 Bill Status of HB0762  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ELEC CD-BALLOT ACCESS

House Sponsors
Rep. Allen Skillicorn - David A. Welter

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/7-2from Ch. 46, par. 7-2
10 ILCS 5/7-4from Ch. 46, par. 7-4
10 ILCS 5/8-2from Ch. 46, par. 8-2
10 ILCS 5/8-3from Ch. 46, par. 8-3
10 ILCS 5/10-1from Ch. 46, par. 10-1
10 ILCS 5/10-2from Ch. 46, par. 10-2
10 ILCS 5/10-3from Ch. 46, par. 10-3


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends 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 next preceding a primary to 2%. Includes the President of the United States in the definition of "state office" or "state officer" for certain purposes. Reduces various signature requirements to form a new political party. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/26/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  1/27/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2017HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
  2/9/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
  3/6/2017HouseTo Ballot Access Subcommittee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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