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 Bill Status of HB2851  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  FAITHFUL PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS

House Sponsors
Rep. Daniel Didech

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
10 ILCS 5/21-1from Ch. 46, par. 21-1
10 ILCS 5/21-2from Ch. 46, par. 21-2
10 ILCS 5/21-3from Ch. 46, par. 21-3
10 ILCS 5/21-4from Ch. 46, par. 21-4
10 ILCS 5/21-5 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Uniform Faithful Presidential Electors Act. Concerning electors for the Electoral College, provides for an alternate elector to fill a vacant position (replacing the procedure currently in the Election Code), including if an elector has marked a ballot in violation of his or her pledge. Requires a political party to submit an elector nominee and an alternate elector nominee to the Secretary of State. Requires an elector nominee and an alternate elector nominee to pledge to vote for the President and Vice President nominees of the party that nominated the elector and alternate elector. Makes conforming changes in the Election Code. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel Didech
  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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