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 Bill Status of SB3482  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Lakesia Collins and Willie Preston

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2024SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 100/5-45.34 new
10 ILCS 5/1-26 new
10 ILCS 5/1-27 new
10 ILCS 5/1-28 new
10 ILCS 5/3-5from Ch. 46, par. 3-5
10 ILCS 5/19-2.5
730 ILCS 5/3-6-3
730 ILCS 5/3-14-1from Ch. 38, par. 1003-14-1
730 ILCS 5/5-5-5from Ch. 38, par. 1005-5-5
730 ILCS 5/5-5-11 new
730 ILCS 5/5-5-12 new
730 ILCS 200/1
730 ILCS 200/5
730 ILCS 200/10
730 ILCS 200/15
730 ILCS 200/20
730 ILCS 200/25
730 ILCS 200/40
730 ILCS 200/45 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that beginning on January 1, 2025, a person convicted of a felony, or otherwise under sentence in a correctional institution, shall have his or her right to vote restored and shall be eligible to vote not later than 14 days following his or her conviction. Provides that a person who is serving a sentence in a correctional institution starting prior to January 1, 2025 shall have his or her right to vote restored not later than January 14, 2025. Provides that a person may not be denied the right to vote because of a past criminal conviction. Provides that each local election authority shall coordinate with the correctional institution, Illinois Department of Corrections, and other correctional agencies incarcerating eligible voters to facilitate voting by mail for those voters eligible to vote in that election jurisdiction who are incarcerated in the correctional institution. Provides that the Attorney General, any individual aggrieved by a violation of these provisions, any entity whose membership includes individuals aggrieved by a violation of these provisions, any entity whose mission would be frustrated by a violation of these provisions, or any entity that would expend resources in order to fulfill its mission as a result of a violation of these provisions may file an action in a court of competent jurisdiction. Provides that the Act is intended to benefit and protect the rights of individual voters and to provide a remedy for infringing on the rights granted under this Act. Amends the Re-Entering Citizens Civics Education Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Reintegration and Civic Empowerment Act. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall conduct the civics peer education program each of the 3 sessions not less than twice a month at each correctional institution totaling not less than 6 sessions per month at each correctional institution. Provides that the civics peer education program and workshops must be made available to all committed persons regardless of the date they were first committed or the length of their sentence. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act and the Unified Code of Corrections to make conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2025.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Lakesia Collins
  2/8/2024SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/11/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Willie Preston

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