Bill Status of SB1870  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dave Sullivan - Ira I. Silverstein

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/Art. 12A heading new
10 ILCS 5/12A-2 new
10 ILCS 5/12A-5 new
10 ILCS 5/12A-10 new
10 ILCS 5/12A-15 new
10 ILCS 5/12A-20 new
10 ILCS 5/12A-25 new
10 ILCS 5/12A-30 new
10 ILCS 5/12A-35 new
10 ILCS 5/12A-40 new
10 ILCS 5/12A-45 new
10 ILCS 5/12A-50 new
10 ILCS 5/12A-55 new

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.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dave Sullivan
  2/20/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  2/26/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die