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 Bill Status of HB4469  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  JAILS-PRISONS-VOTING

House Sponsors
Rep. Juliana Stratton - Christian L. Mitchell - Kelly M. Cassidy - Jehan Gordon-Booth - Sonya M. Harper, Robyn Gabel, 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, Rita Mayfield, William Davis, Melissa Conyears-Ervin, LaToya Greenwood, Carol Ammons, André Thapedi, Robert Rita, Justin Slaughter, Camille Y. Lilly, Mary E. Flowers, Cynthia Soto, Linda Chapa LaVia, Carol Sente, Al Riley, Nick Sauer and Jonathan Carroll

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Omar Aquino - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Patricia Van Pelt - Kwame Raoul - Scott M. Bennett, Mattie Hunter, Kimberly A. Lightford, Toi W. Hutchinson, David Koehler, Iris Y. Martinez and Cristina Castro)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/21/2018HouseSent to the Governor

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.

House Committee Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: In provisions of the Election Code concerning voting by mail in jails, provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the primary county jail where eligible voters are confined or detained who are within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the election jurisdiction who are confined or detained in the county jail. In provisions of the Unified Code of Corrections concerning release from institutions, provides that upon release from the Department of Corrections, the Department shall confirm that a person has received a voter registration application and has been informed that his or her voting rights have been restored. Removes certain provisions concerning a specified form and Department of Corrections employees. Effective January 1, 2020.

House Floor Amendment No. 4
In provisions of the Election Code concerning voting by mail in jails, provides that each election authority in a county with a population under 3,000,000 shall collaborate with the primary county jail where eligible voters are confined or detained who are within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate an opportunity for voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the election jurisdiction who are confined or detained in the county jail. In provisions of the Counties Code requiring voting rights information at county jails and probation offices, removes language requiring each county jail and probation office to post the information on their website and in a visible location on their premises.

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
  2/21/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  3/14/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Juliana Stratton
  3/14/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
  4/10/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Juliana Stratton
  4/10/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/11/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Elections & Campaign Finance Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/11/2018HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elections & Campaign Finance Committee; 014-000-000
  4/11/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  4/11/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  4/11/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2018HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/11/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  4/11/2018HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  4/11/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/18/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Juliana Stratton
  4/18/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/19/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/19/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted
  4/19/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nick Sauer
  4/23/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  4/24/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 064-037-001
  4/24/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  4/24/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 25, 2018
  4/25/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/25/2018SenateFirst Reading
  4/25/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/25/2018SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Omar Aquino
  4/26/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/26/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  4/27/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/27/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/1/2018SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/1/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  5/10/2018SenateDo Pass Executive; 010-004-000
  5/10/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 15, 2018
  5/15/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  5/17/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/17/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2018
  5/21/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/23/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  5/23/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 038-017-000
  5/23/2018HousePassed Both Houses
  6/21/2018HouseSent to the Governor

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