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 Bill Status of HB4469  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  JAILS-PRISONS-VOTING

House Sponsors
Rep. Juliana Stratton - Robyn Gabel - Kelly M. Cassidy - Christian L. Mitchell - Jehan Gordon-Booth, Barbara Flynn Currie, Will Guzzardi, Arthur Turner, Litesa E. Wallace, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Theresa Mah, Emanuel Chris Welch, Thaddeus Jones, Laura Fine, Elizabeth Hernandez, La Shawn K. Ford, Nicholas K Smith, Sonya M. Harper, Rita Mayfield, William Davis, Melissa Conyears-Ervin, LaToya Greenwood, Carol Ammons and André Thapedi

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/12/2018HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/19-2.3 new
10 ILCS 5/19A-20
55 ILCS 5/3-15003.3 new
55 ILCS 5/3-15003.4 new
730 ILCS 5/3-2-2.3 new
730 ILCS 5/3-14-1from Ch. 38, par. 1003-14-1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the county who are confined or detained in the county jail. Provides that in a county with a population of 3,000,000 or more, the election authority in the county shall establish a temporary branch polling place in the county jail. Contains additional provisions concerning the temporary branch polling place in the county jail. Amends the Counties Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voter registration for voters eligible to vote in that county who are confined or detained in the county jail. Provides that a county jail shall provide a voter registration application to any person in custody at the jail who requests an application and is eligible to vote. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that upon release of a person who is eligible to vote, the Department of Corrections shall provide the person with a specified form that informs him or her that his or her voting rights have been restored. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections and Counties Code. Provides that upon discharge from a county jail or release from the Department of Corrections, a person shall be provided with a voter registration form. Provides that the Department, each county jail, and each county probation office shall provide an individual in its custody with specified information on voting rights. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2020.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Juliana Stratton
  1/31/2018HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/1/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/1/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/1/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  2/1/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  2/6/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/6/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/6/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  2/6/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  2/6/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/6/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  2/6/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  2/9/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  2/12/2018HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
  2/13/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Juliana Stratton
  2/13/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  2/13/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/13/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K Smith
  2/13/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  2/13/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/13/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/13/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  2/13/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  2/13/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/13/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi

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