(10 ILCS 5/2B-10)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2021)
Election Day State holiday.
Notwithstanding any other provision of State law to the contrary, November 3, 2020 shall be a State holiday known as 2020 General Election Day and shall be observed throughout the State. November 3, 2020 shall be deemed a legal school holiday for purposes of the School Code, State Universities Civil Service Act, and any other law designating a holiday. All government offices, with the exception of election authorities, shall be closed unless authorized to be used as a location for election day services or as a polling place.
Any school closed pursuant to this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly and Section 24-2 of the School Code shall be made available to an election authority as a polling place for 2020 General Election Day. The election authority and the school shall comply with all safety and health practices established by the Illinois Department of Public Health pursuant to subsection (a) of Section 2B-35. The election authority shall be eligible for reimbursement of such reasonable cleaning expenses incurred as a result of using a school as a polling place for 2020 General Election Day, subject to the receipt and availability of federal funds, pursuant to Section 2B-60.
(Source: P.A. 101-642, eff. 6-16-20.)