(105 ILCS 50/5)
    Sec. 5. Development of program.
    (a) The State Board of Elections and the State Board of Education shall develop a pilot program under which elementary and secondary school students in kindergarten through grade 12 in participating school districts and counties may participate in a simulated election held on the date of the general election in 2004.
    (b) The program shall be designed for implementation only in those counties in which the election authority elects to participate in the program. Each school district located in those counties may elect to participate in the program.
    (c) In each county and school district electing to participate in the program, the program shall be implemented in accordance with standards jointly developed for that purpose by the State Board of Elections and State Board of Education.
(Source: P.A. 93-230, eff. 7-22-03.)