91st General Assembly
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ELECTION NOTICE-PUBLIC QUESTN                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Election Code.  Replaces current provisions concerning      
   notices of public questions.  Sets forth the timing of publication and      
   posting and the form of the notice.  Provides that other  notices  are      
   not  mandatory.   Amends  the  Statute  on Statutes to make the notice      
   provisions an Omnibus Bond Act.  Effective immediately.                     
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          30 ILCS 350/15                  from Ch. 17, par. 6915               
          35 ILCS 200/18-205                                                   
          35 ILCS 200/18-210                                                   
          40 ILCS 5/3-145                 from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 3-145         
          65 ILCS 5/8-4-1                 from Ch. 24, par. 8-4-1              
          75 ILCS 16/40-15                                                     
          105 ILCS 5/19-3                 from Ch. 122, par. 19-3              
        Deletes everything and reinserts the bill's provisions.   Further      
   amends  the  Election  Code to delete the provision stating that other      
   laws requiring public question notice are for  informational  purposes      
   and  not  mandatory.    Amends  the  Local Government Debt Reform Act,      
   Property Tax Code, Illinois Pension  Code,  Illinois  Municipal  Code,      
   Public  Library  District  Act of 1991, and the School Code.  Provides      
   that  the  notice  provisions  for  bond  referendums  apply  only  to      
   elections held before July 1, 1999  and  that  thereafter  the  notice      
   shall be according to the Election Code.  Effective immediately.            
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          10 ILCS 5/3-1.2                 from Ch. 46, par. 3-1.2              
          10 ILCS 5/7-10                  from Ch. 46, par. 7-10               
          10 ILCS 5/8-8                   from Ch. 46, par. 8-8                
          10 ILCS 5/10-4                  from Ch. 46, par. 10-4               
          10 ILCS 5/28-3                  from Ch. 46, par. 28-3               
        Further amends the Election Code. Provides that  individuals  who      
   circulate   petitions  must  meet  certain  eligibility  requirements.      
   Provides that a petition signer's address must include the county  and      
   state.  Provides  that  the  notice  provisions  for  the  school bond      
   referendum apply also to consolidated elections.                            
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          65 ILCS 5/3.1-20-45 new                                              
          65 ILCS 5/3.1-25-20             from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-25-20          
          65 ILCS 5/4-3-5                 from Ch. 24, par. 4-3-5              
        Amends the Illinois Municipal Code.   Provides  that  in  certain      
   municipalities if all the offices to be filled in the primary election      
   are  uncontested,  the municipality need not hold a primary.  Provides      
   that if one  or  more  offices,  but  not  all,  are  uncontested  the      
   municipality  need  not hold a primary with respect to the uncontested      
   offices.  Provides that the primary must be held  if  a  person  files      
   notice with the election authority, in a timely manner, that he or she      
   intends to become a write-in candidate for an uncontested office.           
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0057

   Last action date: 99-06-30

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   2     SENATE -   1


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