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Full Text of HB2008  97th General Assembly




State of Illinois
2011 and 2012


Introduced , by Rep. Mike Fortner


10 ILCS 5/7-10.1  from Ch. 46, par. 7-10.1

    Amends the Election Code. Provides that the candidate's statement shall include language affirming that the candidate is not affiliated directly or indirectly with any terrorist organization or any terrorist front organization (instead of any communist organization).

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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 Section
57-10.1 as follows:
6    (10 ILCS 5/7-10.1)  (from Ch. 46, par. 7-10.1)
7    Sec. 7-10.1. Each petition or certificate of nomination
8shall include as a part thereof, a statement for each of the
9candidates filing, or in whose behalf the petition or
10certificate of nomination is filed, said statement shall be
11subscribed and sworn to by such candidate or nominee before
12some officer authorized to take acknowledgment of deeds in this
13State and shall be in substantially the following form:
14United States of America )
15                         ) ss
16State of Illinois        )
17    I, .... do swear that I am a citizen of the United States
18and the State of Illinois, that I am not affiliated directly or
19indirectly with any terrorist communist organization or any
20terrorist communist front organization, or any foreign
21political agency, party, organization or government which
22advocates the overthrow of constitutional government by force
23or other means not permitted under the Constitution of the



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1United States or the constitution of this State; that I do not
2directly or indirectly teach or advocate the overthrow of the
3government of the United States or of this State or any
4unlawful change in the form of the governments thereof by force
5or any unlawful means.
7    Subscribed and sworn to by me on (insert date).
(Notary Public)
10My commission expires: .....
11(Source: P.A. 91-357, eff. 7-29-99.)