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 Bill Status of HB0288  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ELEC CD-VIOLATIONS

House Sponsors
Rep. David S. Olsen - Natalie A. Manley

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/29-5from Ch. 46, par. 29-5
10 ILCS 5/29-10from Ch. 46, par. 29-10


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that any person who knowingly files an application to vote, accepts a ballot, or enters a voting machine on more than one occasion on the same election day where the ballot or machine lists any of the same candidates and issues (except to legally give assistance, to replace a spoiled or rejected ballot, or at the direction of a judge of elections), shall be guilty of a Class 3 felony. Provides that any person who knowingly makes a false statement, material to the issue or point in question, in any affidavit, certificate or sworn oral declaration required by any provision of the Code shall be guilty of a Class 3 felony. Provides that an indictment or information for perjury alleging that the offender has knowingly made contradictory statements, material to the issue or point in question, in affidavits, certificates, or sworn oral declarations required by any provision of the Code, need not specify which statement is false. Provides that at the trial, the prosecution need not establish which statement is false. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. David S. Olsen
  1/11/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/11/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/24/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  1/25/2017HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
  3/6/2017HouseTo Election Administration Subcommittee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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