Bill Status of HB4137 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: ELEC CODE-VOTER REGISTRATION
Rep. Mark Batinick
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that the Illinois State Police and State Board of Elections shall establish an automatic voter registration program that allows an application for, application for renewal of, or change of address form for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card or a concealed carry license to serve as a dual-purpose application to register to vote in Illinois, change his or her registered residence address or name as it appears on the voter registration rolls, affirmatively decline to register to vote, and attest to meting the qualifications to register to vote. Provides that a completed, signed application for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card or concealed carry license shall constitute a signed application to register to vote in Illinois at the residence address indicated in the application unless the person affirmatively declined in the application to register to vote or to change his or her registered residence address or name. Requires the Illinois State Police to electronically transmit to the State Board of Elections personal information needed to complete the person's registration to vote in Illinois at his or her residence address. Makes conforming changes in the Election Code, Firearm Owners Identification Card Act, and the Firearm Concealed Carry Act.