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 Bill Status of HB0105  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  COLLEGE VOTER REGISTRATION

House Sponsors
Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie - Mike Smiddy - Christian L. Mitchell - Naomi D. Jakobsson - Kelly M. Cassidy, Michael J. Zalewski, La Shawn K. Ford, Cynthia Soto, Maria Antonia Berrios, Elizabeth Hernandez and Fred Crespo

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Don Harmon - Michael W. Frerichs - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Mattie Hunter - Kwame Raoul)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/1/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0691

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/1A-17
110 ILCS 205/20 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that, for each even-numbered year that a general election is to be held, each public institution of higher learning shall send an electronic message to each student enrolled in the institution devoted exclusively to information on voter registration. Sets forth requirements concerning the content of the message and when it should be sent. Provides that the Board of Higher Education shall issue a notice to each public institution of higher learning regarding the requirements of the electronic message in August of each even-numbered year during which a general election is held. Amends the Board of Higher Education Act. Provides that the Board of Higher Education shall include specified information concerning college voter registration on its Internet website. Effective January 1, 2014.

 Fiscal Note (Illinois Board of Higher Education)
 HB 105 creates an administrative burden with an indeterminate fiscal impact. This legislation will place an administrative burden on public institutions and the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE), and requires the IBHE to provide guidance on an issues where no historical expertise exists. As a result, the IBHE would have to closely collaborate with the Illinois State Board of Elections regarding voter registration issues and appropriate voter registration guidance language to be provided to the institutions, and will require diversion from IBHE's central mission and purpose. The institutions' cost of sending emails to students with various links and voter registration is indeterminate and would be measured in terms of staff time and effort required to carry out this mandate.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 HB 105 does not create a State mandate.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that the electronic message shall include a link for a downloadable voter registration application from the State Board of Elections that may be used for any election authority in the State (rather than just a downloadable voter registration application). Provides that the electronic message shall inform the student that he or she may choose to register to vote at his or her campus address or at a prior address in the State if he or she intends to maintain that prior address as a residence.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
10 ILCS 5/1A-17
110 ILCS 205/20 new
Adds reference to:
New Act
10 ILCS 5/1-12
10 ILCS 5/4-50
10 ILCS 5/5-50
10 ILCS 5/6-100
10 ILCS 5/9-9.5
10 ILCS 5/10-6from Ch. 46, par. 10-6
10 ILCS 5/10-8from Ch. 46, par. 10-8
10 ILCS 5/10-10from Ch. 46, par. 10-10
10 ILCS 5/11-6from Ch. 46, par. 11-6
10 ILCS 5/13-2.5
10 ILCS 5/14-4.5
10 ILCS 5/18A-5
10 ILCS 5/18A-15
10 ILCS 5/19-2from Ch. 46, par. 19-2
10 ILCS 5/19A-10
10 ILCS 5/19A-15
10 ILCS 5/19A-35
105 ILCS 5/9-11.1from Ch. 122, par. 9-11.1

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Minimum Wage Increase Referendum Act. Requires the State Board of Elections to cause a statewide advisory public question to be submitted to the voters at the November 4, 2014 general election asking whether the minimum wage in Illinois for adults over the age of 18 should be raised to $10 per hour by January 1, 2015. Provides that if any provision of the Act conflicts with any other law, the Act controls. Repeals the Act on January 1, 2015. Amends the Election Code. Provides that each appropriate election authority shall, in addition to the voting conducted at locations otherwise required by law, conduct in-person absentee voting on election day in a high-traffic location on the campus of a public university within the election authority's jurisdiction. Provides that such polling places shall have voting equipment that can accommodate registered voters who may cast an in-person absentee ballots. Provides that each public university shall make the space available in a high-traffic area for, and cooperate and coordinate with the appropriate election authority in, the establishment of such polling places. Extends the grace period for registration through election day for the 2014 general election. Provides that during the 2014 general election, an unregistered qualified elector may register to vote, and a registered voter may submit a change of address form, in person at any permanent polling place for early voting through election day. Provides that certificates of nomination and nomination papers for the nomination of candidates for school district offices to be filled at consolidated elections shall be filed with the election authority in which the principal office of the school district is located not more than 113 nor less than 106 days before the consolidated election. Provides that 2 copies of objector's petitions are required to be filed or the petitions will not be accepted. Provides that within 60 days after the effective date the amendatory Act, each election authority shall transmit to the principal office of the State Board of Elections and publish on any website maintained by the election authority maps in electronic portable document format (.PDF) showing the current boundaries of all the precincts within its jurisdiction. Provides that whenever election precincts in an election jurisdiction have been redivided or readjusted, the county board or board of election commissioners shall prepare maps in electronic portable document format (.PDF) showing such election precinct boundaries no later than 90 days before the next scheduled election. Provides that the maps shall show the boundaries of all political subdivisions and districts. Provides that the county board or board of election commissioners shall immediately forward copies to the chairman of each county central committee in the county, to each township, ward, or precinct committeeman, and each local election official whose political subdivision is wholly or partly in the county; Further provides that, upon request, the county board or board of election commissioners shall furnish copies to each candidate for political or public office in the county and shall transmit copies thereof to the principal office of the State Board of Elections and publish copies on any website maintained by the election authority. Provides that an employer may not require an employee to use earned vacation time or any form of paid leave time to serve as an election judge. Provides that a person who claims to be a registered voter is entitled to cast a provisional ballot if the voter registered to vote during the grace period on the day before election day or on election day during the 2014 general election or the voter votes on election day at a polling place established under a specified provision under the Code. Provides that any elector may by mail or electronically on the website of the appropriate election authority, not more than 90 nor less than 5 days prior to the date of such election, or by personal delivery not more than 90 nor less than one day prior to the date of such election, make application to the county clerk or to the Board of Election Commissioners for an official ballot for the voter's precinct to be voted at such election. Provides that the URL address at which voters may electronically request an absentee ballot shall be fixed no later than 90 calendar days before an election and shall not be changed until after the election. Provides that, during each general primary and general election, each election authority in a county with a population of over 100,000 but under 250,000 persons shall establish at least one polling place for early voting by personal appearance. Establishes requirements for hour of operation of permanent polling places for early voting. Provides that a provision providing that an applicant's identity must be verified by the applicant's presentation of an Illinois driver's license, a non-driver identification card issued by the Illinois Secretary of State, a photo identification card issued by a university or college, or another government-issued identification document containing the applicant's photograph does not apply to the 2014 general election. Amends the School Code. Provides that the county clerk or the board of election commissioners, as the case may be, of the jurisdiction in which the principal office of the school district is located shall conduct a lottery to determine the ballot order of candidates for full terms in the event of any simultaneous petition filings. Provides that 2 or more petitions filed within the last hour of the filing deadline shall be deemed filed simultaneously. Makes other changes. Contains a severability clause. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  1/10/2013HouseFirst Reading
  1/10/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/30/2013HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  2/1/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  2/20/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 007-004-000
  2/20/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/20/2013HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  2/20/2013HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  2/25/2013HouseFiscal Note Filed
  2/25/2013HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  2/25/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/27/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/27/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 070-047-000
  2/28/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  2/28/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  2/28/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  2/28/2013SenateFirst Reading
  2/28/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/12/2013SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/2/2013SenatePostponed - Executive
  5/9/2013SenateDo Pass Executive; 012-000-000
  5/9/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 14, 2013
  5/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  5/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 014-000-000
  5/17/2013SenateSecond Reading
  5/17/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Harmon
  5/17/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 20, 2013
  5/24/2013SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2013
  8/9/2013SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2014SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  5/29/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 30, 2014
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/30/2014SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2014
  5/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  5/30/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 010-004-000
  5/30/2014SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/30/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Harmon
  5/30/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/30/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 039-017-000
  5/30/2014HouseArrived in House
  5/30/2014HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/30/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-002-000
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-002-000
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie; -to Suspend Rule 15.
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie; -to Suspend Rule 15.
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Prevailed
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Prevailed
  5/30/2014HouseMotion - Move to Previous Question Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  5/30/2014HouseMotion Prevailed
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 064-041-000
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 House Concurs 064-041-000
  5/30/2014HouseHouse Concurs
  5/30/2014HousePassed Both Houses
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  5/30/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  6/27/2014HouseSent to the Governor
  7/1/2014HouseGovernor Approved
  7/1/2014HouseEffective Date July 1, 2014
  7/1/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0691

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