Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Secretary of State Act. Requires the Secretary of State to take steps to ensure that all State forms and documents requiring the listing of gender designations or requiring persons to identify their gender shall include, as a gender designation, the term "non-binary" in addition to male and female gender designations. Requires each unit of local government in this State to adopt an ordinance or resolution requiring that unit of local government to take steps to ensure that all its forms and documents shall include the "non-binary" gender designation in a manner substantially similar to forms and documents as may be produced by the Secretary. Effective January 1, 2020.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Identification Card Act and the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that upon the first issuance of a request for proposals for a digital driver's license and identification card issuance and facial recognition system issued after the effective date of this amendatory Act, and upon implementation of a new or revised system procured pursuant to that request for proposals, the Secretary of State shall permit applicants to choose between "male", "female", or "non-binary" when designating the applicant's sex on identification card and driver's license application forms. Provides that the sex designated by the applicant shall be displayed on the identification card or driver's license issued to the applicant.
Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Office of the Secretary of State)
At this time, there is no fiscal impact to the Secretary of State's Office with HB 3534 (H-AM 1). We cannot project the fiscal impact on a future contract bid.
State Mandates Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)