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
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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