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 Bill Status of SB1907  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ELEC CD-MAIL BALLOT/DISABILITY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Julie A. Morrison - Jacqueline Y. Collins

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/19-2.4 new
10 ILCS 5/19-4from Ch. 46, par. 19-4
10 ILCS 5/19-5from Ch. 46, par. 19-5
10 ILCS 5/24A-14from Ch. 46, par. 24A-14


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Requires the State Board of Elections to adopt rules establishing a procedure to send vote by mail ballots via electronic transmission and enable a voter with a disability to independently and privately mark a ballot using assistive technology in order for the voter to vote by mail. Provides that if a request for an accessible vote by mail ballot from a voter with a disability arrives after the election authority begins transmitting vote by mail ballots and instructions to voters, the election authority shall transmit the ballot, instructions, and balloting materials to the voter within 3 business days after receipt of the application. Requires a vote by mail ballot provided to a voter with a disability to be received and marked as required by all vote by mail ballots. Makes corresponding changes throughout the Code. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/24/2021SenateTo Executive- Elections
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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