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Full Text of HB3518  102nd General Assembly

HB3518 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB3518

 

Introduced 2/22/2021, by Rep. Keith R. Wheeler

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
10 ILCS 5/1A-60 new
10 ILCS 5/4-14.1  from Ch. 46, par. 4-14.1
10 ILCS 5/5-9.1  from Ch. 46, par. 5-9.1
10 ILCS 5/6-63  from Ch. 46, par. 6-63
10 ILCS 5/17-22.5 new

    Amends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall establish by rule a system for the publication and certification of elections results to be used by all election authorities. Provides that the county clerk of the county where a decedent last resided shall (rather than may) issue certifications of death records from an electronic reporting system for death registrations as provided in the Vital Records Act and shall (rather than may) use that system to cancel the registration of any person who died during the preceding month. Provides that every quarter, the county clerk or board of election commissioners shall confirm that all deceased voters and voters who have changed their addresses out of the county or municipality are no longer registered to vote in that county or municipality. Requires county clerks to update vote totals a minimum of every 24 hours after election day and to report the total uncounted ballots on hand, total provisional ballots on hand (including ballots counted and uncounted), and all outstanding vote by mail ballots.


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning elections.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Election Code is amended by changing
5Sections 4-14.1, 5-9.1, and 6-63 and by adding Sections 1A-60
6and 17-22.5 as follows:
 
7    (10 ILCS 5/1A-60 new)
8    Sec. 1A-60. Election results. The State Board of Elections
9shall by rule establish a system for the publication and
10certification of elections results to be used by all election
11authorities.
 
12    (10 ILCS 5/4-14.1)  (from Ch. 46, par. 4-14.1)
13    Sec. 4-14.1. Cancelation of deceased voter's registration.
14Upon establishment of an electronic reporting system for death
15registrations as provided in the Vital Records Act, the county
16clerk of the county where a decedent last resided, as
17indicated on the decedent's death certificate, shall may issue
18certifications of death records from that system and shall may
19use that system to cancel the registration of any person who
20has died during the preceding month. Regardless of whether or
21not such a system has been established, it is the duty of the
22county clerk to examine, monthly, the records deposited in his

 

 

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1or her office pursuant to the Vital Records Act that relate to
2deaths in the county, and to cancel the registration of any
3person who has died during the preceding month.
4    Every quarter, the county clerk shall confirm that all
5deceased voters and voters who have changed their addresses
6out of the county are no longer registered to vote in that
7county.
8(Source: P.A. 96-1484, eff. 1-1-11.)
 
9    (10 ILCS 5/5-9.1)  (from Ch. 46, par. 5-9.1)
10    Sec. 5-9.1. Cancelation of deceased voter's registration.
11Upon establishment of an electronic reporting system for death
12registrations as provided in the Vital Records Act, the county
13clerk of the county where a decedent last resided, as
14indicated on the decedent's death certificate, shall may issue
15certifications of death records from that system and shall may
16use that system to cancel the registration of any person who
17has died during the preceding month and cause the name of each
18such deceased person to be erased from the register of the
19precinct in which the deceased person was registered.
20Regardless of whether or not such a system has been
21established, it is the duty of the county clerk to examine
22monthly the records deposited in his or her office pursuant to
23the Vital Records Act that relate to deaths in the county, to
24cancel the registration of any person who has died during the
25preceding month and cause the name of each such deceased

 

 

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1person to be erased from the register of the precinct in which
2the deceased person was registered.
3    Every quarter, the county clerk shall confirm that all
4deceased voters and voters who have changed their addresses
5out of the county are no longer registered to vote in that
6county.
7(Source: P.A. 96-1484, eff. 1-1-11.)
 
8    (10 ILCS 5/6-63)  (from Ch. 46, par. 6-63)
9    Sec. 6-63. It shall be the duty of the board of election
10commissioners to strike the names of all such criminals and of
11all such deceased persons from the registers of the precinct
12in which any such person is registered, noting opposite such
13name the cause for which it was stricken.
14    Every quarter, the board of election commissioners shall
15confirm that all deceased voters and voters who have changed
16their addresses out of the municipality are no longer
17registered to vote in that municipality.
18(Source: Laws 1943, vol. 2, p. 1.)
 
19    (10 ILCS 5/17-22.5 new)
20    Sec. 17-22.5. Ballot updates; county clerk. County clerks
21shall update vote totals a minimum of every 24 hours after
22election day. The updates must include: total uncounted
23ballots on hand, total provisional ballots on hand, including
24ballots counted and uncounted, and all outstanding vote by

 

 

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1mail ballots.