92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB1769
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LEGAL HOLIDAY-GENERAL ELECTION                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the State Commemorative Dates Act, the  School  Code,  and      
   the  Promissory  Note  and  Bank  Holiday  Act.  Makes the date of the      
   general election a legal and school holiday known as General  Election      
   Day.  Rephrases  the  current  authorization for banks to close on the      
   date of the general election.                                               
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          10 ILCS 5/1-6                                                        
          10 ILCS 5/17-25                 from Ch. 46, par. 17-25              
          20 ILCS 5/5-635                 was 20 ILCS 5/18                     
          20 ILCS 3205/3                  from Ch. 17, par. 453                
          55 ILCS 5/3-2007                from Ch. 34, par. 3-2007             
          110 ILCS 70/45a                 from Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38l.1          
          30 ILCS 805/8.25 new                                                 
        Further amends the State  Commemorative  Dates  Act  to  prohibit      
   requiring  officers  and  employees  of  the  State,  units  of  local      
   government,  and  school  districts  to  work  on General Election Day      
   except  as  necessary  for  the  conduct  of  the  election,  for  law      
   enforcement, for fire protection, and for public  health  and  safety.      
   Requires  courts to designate General Election Day as a court holiday.      
   Preempts home rule powers.  Amends the State Mandates  Act  to  exempt      
   the  provisions  from  the requirement of State reimbursement.  Amends      
   the Election Code, the Civil  Administrative  Code  of  Illinois,  the      
   Office  of Banks and Real Estate Act, the Counties Code, and the State      
   Universities Civil Service Act to make conforming changes.                  
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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