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 Bill Status of HB1131  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Richard P. Myers - Mike Bost - William B. Black - Mike Boland, Ron Stephens, Dennis M. Reboletti and Ronald A. Wait

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson - Don Harmon)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/14/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0512

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/20-2.3from Ch. 46, par. 20-2.3
10 ILCS 5/20-5from Ch. 46, par. 20-5
10 ILCS 5/20-6from Ch. 46, par. 20-6

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Permits the spouse and dependents of an active-duty member of the U.S. armed forces to vote military absentee ballots. Permits return delivery of a military or overseas ballot (i) by mail, (ii) in person by a specified relative of the voter, or (iii) by a licensed motor carrier engaged in the delivery of property.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Richard P. Myers
  2/11/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  2/11/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  2/11/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2009HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Reform Committee
  3/10/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elections & Campaign Reform Committee; 008-000-000
  3/11/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/11/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/17/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ronald A. Wait
  3/26/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  3/30/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  3/30/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/30/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  3/30/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/30/2009SenateFirst Reading
  3/30/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/31/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/31/2009SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/21/2009SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/22/2009SenateAssigned to Elections
  4/29/2009SenateDo Pass Elections; 008-000-000
  4/29/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 30, 2009
  5/12/2009SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** May 18, 2009
  5/19/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/19/2009HousePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2009HouseSent to the Governor
  8/14/2009HouseGovernor Approved
  8/14/2009HouseEffective Date January 1, 2010
  8/14/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0512

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