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 Bill Status of SB0733  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ELEC CD-NEW PARTY/INDEPENDENT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael W. Frerichs - William R. Haine - Don Harmon, Gary G. Dahl and Frank C. Watson

House Sponsors
(Rep. William B. Black - Jay C. Hoffman - Elizabeth Coulson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/10-2from Ch. 46, par. 10-2
10 ILCS 5/10-3from Ch. 46, par. 10-3
10 ILCS 5/10-6from Ch. 46, par. 10-6


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Makes the minimum nomination petition signature requirements for independent candidates the same as those for candidates of an established political party for the same office (now, larger). Makes the period for filing all independent candidate petitions the same as that for new political party candidates (now, the same as that for established political party candidates). Makes the minimum petition signature requirement for a new State political party the same as that for a State office candidate of an established political party (now, the lesser of 25,000 or 1% of the number of voters voting in the most recent general election). Makes the minimum petition signature requirement for a new local political party the same as that for an established party candidate for the local office on the slate with the highest petition signature requirement (now, 5% of the number of voters in the relevant district or political subdivision who voted in the most recent election when district or subdivision officers were elected by the district or subdivision as a unit).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  2/8/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  3/7/2007SenateAssigned to Local Government
  3/8/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  3/14/2007SenateDo Pass Local Government; 009-000-000
  3/14/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 15, 2007
  3/15/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary G. Dahl
  3/20/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/20/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 21, 2007
  3/22/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Frank C. Watson
  3/30/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/30/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  3/30/2007HouseArrived in House
  3/30/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/2/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  4/9/2007HouseFirst Reading
  4/9/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2007HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/16/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay C. Hoffman
  5/18/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  5/18/2007HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 25, 2007
  5/25/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2007
  5/31/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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