Bill Status of SB3937 97th General Assembly
Short Description: ELEC CD-HOURS-PETITIONS
Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that, if the last day of the filing period for petitions for nomination is the day before a State holiday, the Board may, by proclamation, authorize the office in which petitions must be filed to remain open until noon (instead of 5:00 P.M.) on the last day of the filing period. Provides that the proclamation must be issued before the first day for circulating petitions for nomination for that filing period, except that a proclamation for the 2013 consolidated election period must be issued within 7 business days after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that polling places for early voting may remain open from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (instead of 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 11/14/2012||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Pamela J. Althoff|| 11/14/2012||Senate||First Reading|| 11/14/2012||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|