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 Bill Status of HB5204  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Fortner

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/7-61from Ch. 46, par. 7-61
10 ILCS 5/8-17from Ch. 46, par. 8-17

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that, if a vacancy in nomination occurs as a result of a failure to nominate a candidate at the general primary election, the vacancy shall be filled only by a person nominated (now, designated) by the appropriate committee of the political party. Provides that the person nominated to fill the vacancy shall file his or her nominating petitions and other required documents, including the committee's resolution to fill a vacancy in nomination (now, notice of appointment), on or before the 75th day following the date of the general primary election (now, there is no time limit on filing the petitions and other documents). Effective July 1, 2012.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Fortner
  2/8/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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