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 Bill Status of SB0910  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CNTY BOARD APPORTIONMENT PLAN

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Melinda Bush - Toi W. Hutchinson

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kathleen Willis - Litesa E. Wallace - Carol Ammons - Sara Feigenholtz)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  11/8/2017SenateTotal Veto Stands

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/2-3001from Ch. 34, par. 2-3001
55 ILCS 5/2-3003from Ch. 34, par. 2-3003


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that when a county board creates or modifies the apportionment of districts in the county, each district shall also (i) provide racial minorities or language minorities with equal opportunity to participate in the political process and elect candidates of their choice; (ii) provide racial minorities or language minorities who constitute less than a voting-age majority of a district with an opportunity to substantially influence the outcome of an election; and (iii) shall not discriminate against or in favor of any political party or individual.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
55 ILCS 5/2-3001
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 120/5-15 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Voting Rights Act of 2011. Provides that apportionment plans pursuant to certain provisions of the Counties Code shall provide racial minorities or language minorities with equal opportunity to participate in the political process and elect candidates of their choice. Provides that the apportionment plan shall provide racial minorities or language minorities who constitute less than a voting-age majority of a district with an opportunity to substantially influence the outcome of an election. Provides that to the extent practicable, districts shall be drawn to create crossover districts, coalition districts, or influence districts. Provides that the requirements imposed are in addition and subordinate to other laws. Amends the Counties Code to make conforming changes.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (State Board of Elections)
 SB 910 (H-AM 1) will have no significant fiscal impact on the operations of the State Board of Elections.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/7/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2017SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/1/2017SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 007-002-001
  3/1/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2017
  3/15/2017SenateSecond Reading
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 16, 2017
  4/28/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/9/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  5/9/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 030-020-000
  5/9/2017HouseArrived in House
  5/11/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  5/11/2017HouseFirst Reading
  5/11/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/16/2017HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/18/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sam Yingling
  5/18/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/19/2017HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  5/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/24/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 007-004-000
  5/24/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Tom Demmer
  5/25/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  5/25/2017HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/26/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
  5/29/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/29/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 066-047-000
  5/29/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  5/29/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/29/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/29/2017SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/29/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 30, 2017
  5/29/2017SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/29/2017SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/30/2017SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Judiciary
  5/31/2017SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Judiciary; 008-003-000
  5/31/2017SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 033-022-000
  5/31/2017SenateSenate Concurs
  5/31/2017SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2017SenateSent to the Governor
  8/25/2017SenateGovernor Vetoed
  10/24/2017SenatePlaced Calendar Total Veto
  11/8/2017SenateTotal Veto Stands

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