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 Bill Status of SB1473  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  ELEC CD-VARIOUS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Terry Link

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/5/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/7-12from Ch. 46, par. 7-12
10 ILCS 5/10-6.2from Ch. 46, par. 10-6.2
10 ILCS 5/19-3from Ch. 46, par. 19-3
10 ILCS 5/19A-15

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Changes the date for when lotteries for determining the order certain petitions were received from within 9 days following the last day for petition filing to within 5 days following the last day for petition filing. Provides that 5 (rather than 7) days written notice of the time and place of the lottery shall be provided. Removes a requirement that the notice be sent to each organization of citizens entitled to have pollwatchers present. Provides that simultaneous filer candidate may be served with notice concerning the lottery. Makes similar changes in provisions concerning minor political parties. Provides that any campaign, party, or other organization or individual that engages in a vote by mail operation shall also provide the voter with a postage-paid, pre-addressed return envelope addressed only to appropriate local election authority. Provides that a permanent polling place for early voting must remain open through the end of the second day before election day (rather than through the end of the day before election day).

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/22/2017SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/1/2017SenateTo Subcommittee on Election Law
  3/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
  4/7/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
  5/5/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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