90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0655
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Short description: 
CAMPAIGN SIGNS-REGULATE                                                    

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the Campaign Sign Regulation Act.  Provide that  campaign      
   signs  shall  be  no  larger  than 2 feet by 3 feet and that all signs      
   shall be made of a biodegradeable material.  Provides that the  number      
   of  signs  on  private  property shall be limited to one sign for each      
   candidate for each public office.  Prohibits posting signs closer than      
   20 feet from the property line or street.  Prohibits  the  posting  of      
   signs  on  public  property.  Provides for the removal of signs by the      
   corporate authorities or county board.  Provides that a violation is a      
   petty offense with a fine of $2 per day per sign posted  in  violation      
   of the Act.  Provides that the fines collected shall be deposited into      
   the  Common  School  Fund.   Pre-empts home rule.  Amends the Election      
   Code to make it unlawful to post a campaign sign on  private  property      
   without the consent of the owner.  Effective immediately.                   
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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