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 Bill Status of HB5224  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Tim Butler - Avery Bourne - Keith R. Wheeler - Grant Wehrli - Ryan Spain and Joe Sosnowski

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/1A-16.1
10 ILCS 5/1A-16.2
10 ILCS 5/1A-16.5
10 ILCS 5/1A-16.6
10 ILCS 5/1A-16.7
10 ILCS 5/1A-16.8
10 ILCS 5/1A-16.9
10 ILCS 5/1A-45
10 ILCS 5/1A-60 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that the operation and effect of the provisions of the Election Code authorizing automatic voter registration are suspended from the effective date of the amendatory Act through December 31, 2021. Provides that the State Board of Elections, in consultation with the Secretary of State, other designated government agencies, and a statewide association representing county clerks and recorders, shall review voter registration information acquired by the Board under the automatic voter registration provisions of the Code from July 2, 2018 through the effective date of the amendatory Act in order to determine whether any persons were improperly registered to vote and to remove any improperly registered voters from the rolls. Provides that the Board, in consultation with the Secretary of State, shall conduct a comprehensive examination of the automatic voter registration process to determine the cause or causes that allowed individuals to improperly register to vote and shall determine and implement the corrective measures needed to prevent improper registration so that automatic voter registration can resume on January 1, 2022. Provides that the Board shall report to the Governor and the General Assembly on the cause or causes of improper automatic voter registration and the corrective measures taken, together with its recommendations to prevent the recurrence of improper automatic voter registration on or before December 31, 2021. Provides the Board with rulemaking authority. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tim Butler
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
  3/12/2020HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/13/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  3/13/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  3/13/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  3/13/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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