92nd General Assembly
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   10 ILCS 5/29-14.5 new                                                       

        Amends the  Election  Code.   Requires  any  person  engaging  in      
   push-polling to (i) inform the person contacted that the call is being      
   made  on  behalf  of,  in support of, or in opposition to a particular      
   candidate, (ii) identify that candidate by name, and (iii) provide the      
   telephone  number  of  the  place  from  which  the  push-polling   is      
   conducted.   Provides  that  a  violation  is  a  Class A misdemeanor.      
   Defines "push-polling".                                                     
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)                        
          There would be no population or cost impact to the Department.       
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Further amends  the  Election  Code.   Provides  that  provisions      
   concerning  push-polling  apply  to  public  questions  as  well as to      
   candidates. Provides that the State Board of Elections  may  impose  a      
   civil  penalty  of $10,000 upon any person, other than a person who is      
   merely an employee of the person or entity  who  has  been  contracted      
   with   to  conduct  the  push-polling,  who  violates  the  provisions      
   concerning push-polling.                                                    
   FEB-15-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-15-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-15-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-16-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 CURRY,JULIE           
   FEB-16-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 RYAN                  
   FEB-16-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    FRANKS                
   FEB-21-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               ELEC CAMP REF         
   FEB-21-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 MATHIAS               
   FEB-22-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 FOWLER                
   FEB-22-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    FORBY                 
   FEB-23-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    MCCARTHY              
   FEB-28-2001  H  DO PASS/SHORT DEBATE                     011-000-000   HECR    
   FEB-28-2001  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   MAR-13-2001  H  CORRECTIONAL NOTE FILED                                        
   MAR-13-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-HOFFMAN            
   MAR-13-2001  H                     AMENDMENT REFERRED TO HRUL                  
   MAR-13-2001  H  CALENDAR ORDER 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   MAR-20-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-HOFFMAN            
   MAR-20-2001  H  RECOMMENDS BE ADOPTED                    HRUL/005-000-000      
   MAR-20-2001  H  CALENDAR ORDER 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   MAR-21-2001  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   MAR-21-2001  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-HOFFMAN            
   MAR-21-2001  H                                   ADOPTED                       
   MAR-21-2001  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   APR-06-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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