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 Bill Status of HB5718  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Sonya M. Harper

Last Action
DateChamber Action

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/1A-16.1
10 ILCS 5/1A-16.2
10 ILCS 5/1A-16.6
15 ILCS 335/4from Ch. 124, par. 24
730 ILCS 5/3-14-1from Ch. 38, par. 1003-14-1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Allows for the automatic voter registration of persons released from the Department of Corrections and issued standard Illinois Identification Cards by the Secretary of State. Includes the Department of Corrections as a "designated automatic voter registration agency" and a "designated government agency" for the purposes of registering voters under the Act. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall be considered a designated government agency until the designated automatic voter registration agency provisions of the Code are fully implemented, at which point, the Department of Corrections shall be considered a designated automatic voter registration agency, and cease to be a designated government agency. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that upon the release of a committed person on parole, mandatory supervised release, final discharge, pardon, or release for wrongful imprisonment, the Department of Corrections shall provide such person with information concerning voter registration. Makes a conforming change in the Code. Amends the Illinois Identification Card Act to make a conforming change.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2018HouseMotion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b), Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/7/2018HouseMotion Prevailed

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