State of Illinois
92nd General Assembly

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 1        AN ACT concerning presidential electors.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section  5.   The  Election  Code  is amended by changing
 5    Section 21-4 as follows:

 6        (10 ILCS 5/21-4) (from Ch. 46, par. 21-4)
 7        Sec. 21-4. Presidential electors; meeting; reimbursement.
 8    The electors, elected under this Article as aforesaid,  shall
 9    meet  at the office of the Secretary of State in a room to be
10    designated by the Secretary him in the Capitol at Springfield
11    in this State, at the time  appointed  by  the  laws  of  the
12    United  States  at the hour of ten o'clock in the forenoon of
13    that such day, and give their votes  for  President  and  for
14    Vice-President  of  the  United  States, in the manner herein
15    provided in this Article, and perform such duties as  are  or
16    may   be   required   by  law.  Each  elector  shall  receive
17    reimbursement for every 20 miles necessary  travel,  lodging,
18    meals,   and  related  expenses  in  going  to  the  seat  of
19    government to give his or her vote and returning  to  his  or
20    her residence and otherwise performing the official duties of
21    an  elector,  as  provided  in  the  rules established by the
22    Secretary of State's Travel Control Board to be  computed  by
23    the  most  usual  route,  the  sum  of  $3, to be paid on the
24    warrant of the State Comptroller, out of  funds  appropriated
25    to  the  Secretary  of  State  for  travel  any  money in the
26    treasury not otherwise appropriated, and any person appointed
27    by the electors  assembled  to  fill  a  vacancy  shall  also
28    receive  the reimbursement compensation provided for electors
29    appointed.
30    (Source: P.A. 78-592.)

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