Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Election Code. Provides that the Electronic Registration Information Center shall provide the exclusive interstate voter registration program for the State. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall not share identification records contained in databases maintained by State agencies with any interstate voter registration program other than the Electronic Registration Information Center. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Election Code. Requires the State Board of Elections to provide a single, consolidated report to the Governor and General Assembly that includes a detailed analysis and accounting from all divisions of the Board of all activities from the preceding 12 months, the current state of each division, and a detailed statement of goals and expectations for the coming year. Provides that the Board's report shall contain the methodology used in gathering and analyzing the data. Provides that the Executive Director of the State Board of Elections shall certify that the data included in the Board's report is accurate and reliable. Provides that the Board shall publish its report on its website. Requires the General Assembly to request the Executive Director and all division heads to provide an in-person briefing to a committee of each chamber of the General Assembly concerning the information provided in the report. Expressly provides that the Board has the authority to enter into bilateral voter data sharing agreements with bordering states and multi-state voter data sharing agreements. Provides the governance, security, and data accuracy requirements for multi-state voter data sharing programs and bilateral voter data sharing agreements the Board enters into agreements with. Authorizes the Board to adopt rules to execute voter data sharing agreements. Effective immediately.