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 Bill Status of HB2469  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ELEC CD-FOREIGN LANG BALLOT

House Sponsors
Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/17-14.1 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Requires each election authority to report to the State Board of Elections all census tracts within its jurisdiction in which more than 10% of the persons who speak the same foreign language have been identified as having limited English proficiency, as reported in the American Community Survey. Provides that those reports shall be made in 2018 and then each year ending in a 1 or a 6. Provides that, beginning with the general election held in 2018, any election authority reporting that more than 10% of persons residing within a census tract speaking the same foreign language have been identified as having limited English proficiency shall make certain election information available in the primary non-English language of those persons having limited English proficiency. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  2/8/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
  3/10/2017HouseTo Ballot Access Subcommittee
  3/30/2017HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Elections & Campaign Finance Committee; 005-000-000
  3/30/2017HouseReported Back To Elections & Campaign Finance Committee;
  3/30/2017HouseDo Pass / 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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