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 Bill Status of HB4624  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/29-4from Ch. 46, par. 29-4
10 ILCS 5/29-18from Ch. 46, par. 29-18

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. In provisions concerning the prevention of voting or candidate support and conspiracy to prevent voting, provides that the term "deception or forgery" includes, but is not limited to the creation and distribution of a digital replica or deceptive social media content that a reasonable person would incorrectly believe is a true depiction of an individual, is made by a government official or candidate for office within the State, or is an announcement or communication made by a government agency and that is reasonably likely to dissuade a voter from registering to vote or lawfully voting, supporting, or opposing the nomination or election of any person for public office or any public question voted upon in any election. Defines additional terms. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/30/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  1/31/2024HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2024HouseAssigned to Ethics & Elections
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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