Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for HB6077
Illinois General Assembly

Previous General Assemblies

 Bill Status of HB6077  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Elaine Nekritz

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Terry Link)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/6/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1004

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/16-5.01from Ch. 46, par. 16-5.01
10 ILCS 5/20-1from Ch. 46, par. 20-1
10 ILCS 5/20-2.1from Ch. 46, par. 20-2.1
10 ILCS 5/20-2.2from Ch. 46, par. 20-2.2
10 ILCS 5/20-2.3from Ch. 46, par. 20-2.3
10 ILCS 5/20-4from Ch. 46, par. 20-4
10 ILCS 5/20-5from Ch. 46, par. 20-5
10 ILCS 5/20-25 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Authorizes use of the Special Write-in Absentee Voter's Blank Ballot with respect to any election at which federal officers are nominated or elected (now, only at a general election at which federal officers are elected). With respect to absentee voting by military, overseas, and non-resident voters, (i) provides that military dependents need not have lived in Illinois, (ii) permits all categories of voters to apply for ballots by facsimile or electronic transmission (now, only military voters), (iii) requires election authorities to deliver ballots in person, by mail, or by facsimile or electronic transmission as requested by the voter if the election authority has the capability (now, delivered in person or by mail), (iv) defines "electronic transmission" to include electronic mail and the Internet, and (v) authorizes the Governor or the executive director of the State Board of Elections to modify registration and voting procedures during a military deployment or an emergency declared by the Governor or the U.S. President.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Removes the provision that nothing in the Code shall be construed to require that the voting age dependent of a member of the Armed Forces or the Merchant Marine must have ever resided in Illinois.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  2/11/2010HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2010HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Reform Committee
  3/3/2010HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Elections & Campaign Reform Committee; 004-003-000
  3/3/2010HouseRemains in Elections & Campaign Reform Committee
  3/9/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Elections & Campaign Reform Committee
  3/9/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elections & Campaign Reform Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/9/2010HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elections & Campaign Reform Committee; 009-000-000
  3/9/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/11/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/11/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  3/17/2010SenateArrive in Senate
  3/17/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 18, 2010
  3/23/2010SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/24/2010SenateFirst Reading
  3/24/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/6/2010SenateAssigned to Elections
  4/14/2010SenateDo Pass Elections; 007-001-000
  4/14/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2010
  4/23/2010SenateSecond Reading
  4/23/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2010
  4/29/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-001-000
  4/29/2010HousePassed Both Houses
  5/28/2010HouseSent to the Governor
  7/6/2010HouseGovernor Approved
  7/6/2010HouseEffective Date January 1, 2011
  7/6/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1004

Back To Top