(10 ILCS 5/2B-25)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2021)
Changes for first time registrants or change of address registrations.
(a) Beginning on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly, any person completing a voter registration application or submitting a change of address shall be notified of the option to receive a vote by mail ballot. Upon request of the elector, the registration shall serve as an application to receive an official vote by mail ballot and the individual need not complete an application. Upon processing the registration, the election authority shall provide the individual with an official ballot.
(b) Upon request of the registrant, an election authority shall accept a completed voter registration form as a valid application and mail the elector an official ballot.
(c) Any person whose registration is incomplete or pending may provide any required documentation online or in person to the election authority prior to applying to vote in order to complete his or her registration.
(d) This Section shall not apply to an application processed pursuant to Section 1A-16.1 or an individual registering to vote in person at an election authority or an early voting site if the elector has the option and chooses to exercise the option to vote in person at the time of registration or in his or her precinct on election day.
(Source: P.A. 101-642, eff. 6-16-20.)