|Public Act 094-1000
||LRB094 10955 JAM 41540 b
AN ACT concerning elections.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Election Code is amended by changing
Sections 4-50, 5-50, 6-100, 7-60, 9-9.5, 13-1, 13-2, 14-3.1,
17-9, 18-5, 18A-15, 19-2.1, 19-4, 19-8, 19-12.2, 19-13, 19-15,
19A-25.5, 19A-35, 19A-50, 19A-60, 20-2, 20-2.1, 20-2.2,
20-2.3, 20-4, 20-8, 20-15, 24-1, 24A-9, 24A-10, 24A-10.1,
24A-15, 24A-16, 24B-9, 24B-10, 24B-10.1, 24B-15, 24B-16,
24C-9, 24C-13, 24C-15, and 24C-16 and by adding Sections 1-9,
1A-35, 19-20, 19A-21, and 20-20 as follows:
(10 ILCS 5/1-9 new)
Central counting of grace period, early,
absentee, and provisional ballots.
statutory provision to the contrary enacted before the
effective date of this amendatory Act of the 94th General
Assembly, all grace period ballots, early voting ballots,
absentee ballots, and provisional ballots to be counted shall
be delivered to and counted at an election authority's central
ballot counting location and not in precincts. References in
this Code enacted before the effective date of this amendatory
Act of the 94th General Assembly to delivery and counting of
grace period ballots, early voting ballots, absentee ballots,
or provisional ballots to or at a precinct polling place or to
the proper polling place shall be construed as references to
delivery and counting of those ballots to and at the election
authority's central ballot counting location.
(10 ILCS 5/1A-35 new)
Early and grace period voting education.
Subject to appropriation, the State Board of Elections must
develop and implement an educational program to inform the