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 Bill Status of HB2459  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ELEC CODE-BALLOT POSTMARK

House Sponsors
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/19-3from Ch. 46, par. 19-3
10 ILCS 5/19-8from Ch. 46, par. 19-8
10 ILCS 5/20-2from Ch. 46, par. 20-2
10 ILCS 5/20-2.1from Ch. 46, par. 20-2.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Requires a vote by mail ballot to be postmarked 3 days before election day (rather than by election day) to be counted. Requires a ballot that is mailed using an intelligent mail barcode tracking system to an election authority absent a postmark be counted if the intelligent mail barcode tracking system verifies the envelope was mailed no later than 3 days before election day (rather than by election day). Makes conforming changes throughout the Code.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Ethics & Elections Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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