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 Bill Status of HJRCA0052  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  CON AMEND-VOTER DISCRIMINATION

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael J. Madigan - La Shawn K. Ford - Jim Durkin - William Davis - André M. Thapedi, Christian L. Mitchell, Emanuel Chris Welch, Barbara Flynn Currie, Camille Y. Lilly, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Jack D. Franks, Fred Crespo, Mary E. Flowers, Linda Chapa LaVia, Carol A. Sente, Anna Moeller, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Lou Lang, Derrick Smith and Arthur Turner

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kwame Raoul - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Toi W. Hutchinson - Patricia Van Pelt - Mattie Hunter, Kimberly A. Lightford, Donne E. Trotter, Napoleon Harris, III and Emil Jones, III)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/10/2014HouseAdopted Both Houses
 
ILCON Art. III, Sec. 8 new 


Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Suffrage and Elections Article of the Constitution. Provides that no person shall be denied the right to register to vote or to cast a ballot in an election based on race, color, ethnicity, status as a member of a language minority, sex, sexual orientation, or income. Effective upon being declared adopted.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds national origin and religion to the protected classifications.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  3/25/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  3/25/2014HouseRead in Full a First Time
  3/25/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/25/2014HouseAssigned to Judiciary
  3/31/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  3/31/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary
  4/1/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary; by Voice Vote
  4/1/2014HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary; 016-000-000
  4/1/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  4/1/2014HouseRecalled to the Order of First Reading
  4/1/2014HouseFirst Reading
  4/1/2014HouseRead in Full a First Time - As Amended
  4/1/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/2/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/2/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/3/2014HouseRead in Full a Second Time - As Amended
  4/3/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/3/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/3/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  4/7/2014HouseRead in Full a Third Time - As Amended
  4/7/2014HouseHeld on the Order of Third Reading
  4/7/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/7/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/7/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/7/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/7/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  4/7/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  4/8/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/8/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/8/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
  4/8/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/8/2014HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jim Durkin
  4/8/2014HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. William Davis
  4/8/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. André M. Thapedi
  4/8/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  4/8/2014House3/5 Vote Required
  4/8/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-005-000
  4/8/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Derrick Smith
  4/8/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  4/8/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  4/8/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  4/8/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/8/2014SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  4/8/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 9, 2014; Constitutional Amendments
  4/8/2014SenateRead in Full a First Time
  4/8/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 9, 2014; Constitutional Amendments
  4/8/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/9/2014SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Kwame Raoul
  4/9/2014SenateRead in Full a Second Time
  4/9/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 10, 2014; Constitutional Amendments
  4/9/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/10/2014SenateRead in Full a Third Time
  4/10/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/10/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  4/10/2014Senate3/5 Vote Required
  4/10/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/10/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  4/10/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/10/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/10/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  4/10/2014HouseAdopted Both Houses

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