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 Bill Status of SB0662  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  CAMPAIGN COMMUNICATION DISCLOS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Terry Link - James T. Meeks - Susan Garrett

House Sponsors
(Rep. Elaine Nekritz - William B. Black - Timothy L. Schmitz - Jack D. Franks - LaShawn K. Ford, Barbara Flynn Currie, John D'Amico, Julie Hamos, Sidney H. Mathias and John A. Fritchey)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  11/9/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0699

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/9-9.5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. With respect to the requirement that a political committee ensure that it is clearly identified in any communication aimed at voters for which it pays any part, imposes the requirement when the communication mentions the name of a candidate in an upcoming election without the candidate's permission or advocates for or against a public policy question (now, when the communication mentions the name and advocates for or against the question).

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/16-10from Ch. 46, par. 16-10
10 ILCS 5/17-16.1from Ch. 46, par. 17-16.1
10 ILCS 5/18-9.1from Ch. 46, par. 18-9.1
10 ILCS 5/19-8from Ch. 46, par. 19-8
10 ILCS 5/19A-35
10 ILCS 5/20-8from Ch. 46, par. 20-8
10 ILCS 5/24A-10.1from Ch. 46, par. 24A-10.1
10 ILCS 5/24A-15from Ch. 46, par. 24A-15
10 ILCS 5/24B-6
10 ILCS 5/24B-10.1
10 ILCS 5/24B-15
10 ILCS 5/24C-12
10 ILCS 5/24C-15
10 ILCS 5/28-6from Ch. 46, par. 28-6
65 ILCS 5/3.1-20-45
65 ILCS 5/3.1-25-40from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-25-40
65 ILCS 5/4-3-5 rep.
65 ILCS 5/4-3-10 rep.
65 ILCS 5/4-3-10.1 rep.
65 ILCS 5/4-3-13 rep.
65 ILCS 5/4-3-14 rep.

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced with the following changes: further amends the Election Code. Makes changes with respect to provisions concerning: (i) newspaper publication of consolidated primary ballot nominations; (ii) the deadline for filing a declaration of intent to run as a write-in candidate; (iii) location on ballot cards and sheets of spaces for write-in candidates; (iv) counting of mailed absentee ballots received by an election authority without postmarks; (v) the substitution of in-precinct vote totals reports for in-precinct certificates of results; (vi) the minimum petition signature requirement for local public questions; and (vii) verification of the identity of an early voter. Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. In municipalities with elected presidents and boards of trustees, requires a primary when there are more than 4 (now, more than 2) candidates for each office to be filled. In municipalities that elect a mayor and 4 commissioners, eliminates the primary.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/24A-16
10 ILCS 5/24B-16
10 ILCS 5/24C-16

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of Senate Amendment No. 1 with the following changes: Further amends the Election Code. Requires that an applicant for State Board of Electionsí approval of a voting system or a voting system modification must pay the State Board a non-refundable fee in accordance with a fee structure the State Board must establish by rule. Requires that the vendor, person, or other private entity seeking State Board approval of voting equipment is solely responsible for all application fees. With respect to the changes concerning write-in candidacies, provides that when a sustained nominating petition objection results in a vacancy in nomination after the deadline for filing declarations of intent to be a write-in candidate, permits those filings up to 31 days before the election and requires additional write-in lines on the ballot for those candidates. With respect to the minimum petition signature requirement for placing public questions on the ballot in political subdivisions, increases the percentage of the described voter population from 8% to 11%.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
(all Sections of the bill)
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/1-1from Ch. 46, par. 1-1

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
10 ILCS 5/1-1
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/1A-8from Ch. 46, par. 1A-8
10 ILCS 5/4-105
10 ILCS 5/5-105
10 ILCS 5/6-105
10 ILCS 5/7-8from Ch. 46, par. 7-8
10 ILCS 5/7-10from Ch. 46, par. 7-10
10 ILCS 5/7-13.1from Ch. 46, par. 7-13.1
10 ILCS 5/7-41from Ch. 46, par. 7-41
10 ILCS 5/7-43from Ch. 46, par. 7-43
10 ILCS 5/9-9.5
10 ILCS 5/10-3from Ch. 46, par. 10-3
10 ILCS 5/10-6from Ch. 46, par. 10-6
10 ILCS 5/10-15from Ch. 46, par. 10-15
10 ILCS 5/12A-10
10 ILCS 5/12A-35
10 ILCS 5/13-4from Ch. 46, par. 13-4
10 ILCS 5/13-10from Ch. 46, par. 13-10
10 ILCS 5/14-1from Ch. 46, par. 14-1
10 ILCS 5/16-3from Ch. 46, par. 16-3
10 ILCS 5/16-10from Ch. 46, par. 16-10
10 ILCS 5/17-11from Ch. 46, par. 17-11
10 ILCS 5/17-16.1from Ch. 46, par. 17-16.1
10 ILCS 5/17-23from Ch. 46, par. 17-23
10 ILCS 5/17-29from Ch. 46, par. 17-29
10 ILCS 5/17-43
10 ILCS 5/18-5from Ch. 46, par. 18-5
10 ILCS 5/18-9.1from Ch. 46, par. 18-9.1
10 ILCS 5/18-40
10 ILCS 5/19-8from Ch. 46, par. 19-8
10 ILCS 5/19A-10
10 ILCS 5/19A-35
10 ILCS 5/20-8from Ch. 46, par. 20-8
10 ILCS 5/22-6from Ch. 46, par. 22-6
10 ILCS 5/24-1from Ch. 46, par. 24-1
10 ILCS 5/24A-6from Ch. 46, par. 24A-6
10 ILCS 5/24A-10.1from Ch. 46, par. 24A-10.1
10 ILCS 5/24A-15from Ch. 46, par. 24A-15
10 ILCS 5/24A-16from Ch. 46, par. 24A-16
10 ILCS 5/24B-6
10 ILCS 5/24B-10.1
10 ILCS 5/24B-15
10 ILCS 5/24B-16
10 ILCS 5/24B-20
10 ILCS 5/24C-11
10 ILCS 5/24C-12
10 ILCS 5/24C-15
10 ILCS 5/24C-16
10 ILCS 5/28-6from Ch. 46, par. 28-6
10 ILCS 5/28-8from Ch. 46, par. 28-8
15 ILCS 205/4from Ch. 14, par. 4
65 ILCS 5/3.1-20-45
65 ILCS 5/3.1-25-40from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-25-40
65 ILCS 5/5-2-18.5from Ch. 24, par. 5-2-18.5
65 ILCS 5/5-2-19from Ch. 24, par. 5-2-19
65 ILCS 5/4-3-5 rep.
65 ILCS 5/4-3-10 rep.
65 ILCS 5/4-3-10.1 rep.
65 ILCS 5/4-3-13 rep.
65 ILCS 5/4-3-14 rep.
105 ILCS 5/24-2from Ch. 122, par. 24-2
10 ILCS 5/1A-8from Ch. 46, par. 1A-8
10 ILCS 5/7-8from Ch. 46, par. 7-8

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Election Code. Makes changes with respect to: first-time voters; congressional committees; write-in votes; polling place signage; qualification of primary voters; disclosure in political communications; nomination petitions of independent candidates; nomination petitions in DuPage County; voter's guides; appointment and compensation of election judges; under voted ballots; pollwatchers; absentee ballots; early voting polling places; voting equipment; and public questions. Amends the Attorney General Act. Authorizes the Attorney General to investigate and prosecute violations of the Election Code at the request of the State Board of Elections or a State's Attorney. Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Eliminates the consolidated primary election in certain municipalities. Amends the School Code. Removes the prohibition against a school board designating the general election day as a school holiday. Makes the bill's provisions severable. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  2/8/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/21/2007SenateAssigned to Local Government
  3/5/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  3/5/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/6/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Local Government
  3/6/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/7/2007SenateDo Pass as Amended Local Government; 010-000-000
  3/7/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 8, 2007
  3/21/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  3/21/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules
  3/22/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/22/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 27, 2007
  3/23/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  3/23/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules
  3/27/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Local Government
  3/28/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Local Government; 010-000-000
  3/29/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. James T. Meeks
  3/29/2007SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/29/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Link
  3/29/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  3/29/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  3/29/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  3/30/2007HouseArrived in House
  3/30/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/30/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/9/2007HouseFirst Reading
  4/9/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2007HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/18/2007HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 25, 2007
  5/25/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2007
  5/30/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Executive Committee
  5/30/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/30/2007HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 008-005-000
  5/30/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/31/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 8, 2007
  6/8/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 15, 2007
  6/15/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 22, 2007
  6/22/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2007
  6/30/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) July 31, 2007
  7/31/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) August 4, 2007
  8/2/2007HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  8/2/2007HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  8/4/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) August 10, 2007
  8/6/2007HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jack D. Franks
  8/8/2007HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  8/8/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  8/8/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
  8/8/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  8/8/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  8/8/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  8/8/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  8/8/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Elections & Campaign Reform Committee
  8/9/2007HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  8/9/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  8/9/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  8/9/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  8/9/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  8/9/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Elections & Campaign Reform Committee; 009-000-000
  8/10/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  8/10/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  8/10/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  8/10/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  8/10/2007House3/5 Vote Required
  8/10/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 106-000-000
  8/13/2007SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01,02
  8/13/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01,02 - August 14, 2007
  8/13/2007SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Terry Link
  8/13/2007SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules
  8/13/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Terry Link
  8/13/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules
  8/14/2007SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Executive
  8/14/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Executive
  8/14/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  8/14/2007SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 008-000-000
  8/14/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 008-000-000
  8/15/2007Senate3/5 Vote Required
  8/15/2007SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 038-001-001
  8/15/2007Senate3/5 Vote Required
  8/15/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Senate Concurs 038-001-001
  8/15/2007SenatePassed Both Houses
  9/13/2007SenateSent to the Governor
  11/9/2007SenateGovernor Approved
  11/9/2007SenateEffective Date November 9, 2007
  11/9/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0699

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