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 Bill Status of HB1131  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jim Watson

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/17-11from Ch. 46, par. 17-11
10 ILCS 5/17-43
10 ILCS 5/18-5from Ch. 46, par. 18-5
10 ILCS 5/18-40
10 ILCS 5/19A-35
10 ILCS 5/24-1from Ch. 46, par. 24-1
10 ILCS 5/24A-16from Ch. 46, par. 24A-16
10 ILCS 5/24B-16
10 ILCS 5/24B-20

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Requires that when a voter is notified that he or she has under-voted the ballot for a statewide constitutional office, the voting equipment shall indicate that under-vote only to the voter. Provides that an election authority may seek an exemption from the State Board of Elections for equipment that does not meet the under-vote notification requirement. Requires that all election authorities have voting systems that meet the requirement by the 2014 general primary election. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Watson
  2/7/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/7/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2011HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Reform Committee
  3/17/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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