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Full Text of HB0085  96th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning elections.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
5 Internet Voting Commission Act.
6     Section 5. Commission created. The Internet Voting
7 Commission is created within the State Board of Elections,
8 consisting of 12 members of the General Assembly. The President
9 and Minority Leader of the Senate and the Speaker and Minority
10 Leader of the House of Representatives shall each appoint 3
11 legislative members.
12     The Internet Voting Commission shall study and recommend to
13 the General Assembly a system of voting via the Internet at
14 elections in 2012 and thereafter. The Internet system of voting
15 shall supplement and not replace existing voting systems.
16     The Commission shall designate a chairman from among its
17 number, shall meet as frequently as necessary at the call of
18 the chair, and shall report its findings to the General
19 Assembly as expeditiously as possible. Commission
20 recommendations shall take effect upon the effective date of a
21 Public Act that enacts them.
22     Commission members shall receive no compensation but shall
23 be reimbursed for expenses incurred in the performance of their



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1 duties from funds appropriated for that purpose.
2     The Commission is abolished January 1, 2011.
3     Section 10. Repeal. This Act is repealed January 1, 2011.
4     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5 becoming law.