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 Bill Status of SB1249  97th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael W. Frerichs

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/4-110 new
10 ILCS 5/5-110 new
10 ILCS 5/6-110 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Authorizes 17-year-olds to register to vote and requires election authorities to accept the registration of otherwise qualified 17-year-olds. Provides that if the election authority sends those records to the polling places, it must clearly indicate that those persons are ineligible to vote. Requires the Secretary of State and public assistance agencies that offer voter registration to offer registration to 17-year-olds. Requires the State Board of Elections to adopt implementing rules.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  2/8/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/23/2011SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/3/2011SenateTo Executive Subcommittee on Election Law; /3-14-2011 - Postponed
  3/17/2011SenatePostponed - Executive
  3/18/2011SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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