Bill Status of SB1870 93rd General Assembly
Short Description: ELECTION CD-VOTER'S GUIDE
Sen. Dave Sullivan - Ira I. Silverstein
| 1/11/2005||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Requires the State Board of Elections to produce an Internet voters' guide before each general election containing (i) information as to statewide and certain other offices to be filled at the election, (ii) information on candidates for those offices, (iii) public questions to appear on the ballot, and (iv) voting information. Permits candidates to submit photographs and personal statements for inclusion in the guide upon payment of specified fees. Sets standards for photographs and statements. Permits the Board to issue a similar guide in print format. Requires that any printed guide be mailed to each household in the State. Authorizes local election authorities to produce or to arrange with the Board for production of local inserts into the printed guide to contain information on local candidates, questions, and voting. Authorizes the Board to charge fees for local inserts and to assess a fine of up to $1,000 for the unauthorized submission of a candidate photograph or statement.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/20/2003||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dave Sullivan|| 2/20/2003||Senate||First Reading|| 2/20/2003||Senate||Referred to Rules|| 2/26/2003||Senate||Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein|| 1/11/2005||Senate||Session Sine Die|